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Play Therapy United Kingdom

Play Therapy UK is a not for profit company whose full name is The United Kingdom Society for Play and Creative Arts Therapies Limited. We exist to further the good practice of therapeutic work with children. This includes improving children’s emotional literacy as well as alleviating behaviour and mental health problems. Our values are:

  • Respect – respecting human rights and dignity
  • Integrity – ensuring the integrity of practitioner-client relationships
  • Knowledge – enhancing the quality of professional knowledge and its application
  • Enabling children – to develop emotionally, socially and academically to their full potential
  • Alleviating – personal distress and suffering
  • Sense of self – fostering a sense of self that is meaningful to the person(s) concerned
  • Increasing personal effectiveness – of clients and practitioners
  • Enhancing the quality of relationships – between children and children and adults
  • Diversity – appreciating the variety of human experience and culture
  • Equitable & adequate provision – of therapeutic play, creative arts therapies and filial play for children and their parents
  • Quality management – consciously applying quality management and clinical governance principles to all therapeutic work
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – encouraging individuality, innovation, development of a sustainable and efficient organisation; establishing reward systems and incentives appropriate to a caring profession; fostering a ‘can do’ rather than a ‘can’t do’ attitude

Get in Contact with us

We are based at:
The Coach House
Belmont Road
East Sussex TN22 1BP
Phone: +44 (0)1825 761143


Our Chief Executive is Monika Jephcott –

You can find out more about PTUK.

Also about our management