Play Therapy

Children's Therapy Centre


Course Name Play Therapy
Course Provider Children's Therapy Centre
Course Code 81718 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Mullingar
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Provisional Course Dates for 2019-2020

There will be two intakes in 2019. The course runs for the full day on each date. The following dates are provisional and subject to change.

Year 1, Group 1 2019: 28th June–1st July (Limerick), 16th–18th A...

Application Date

Expand+Processing Applications

We begin processing applications at least six months prior to the start of the course, although applicants are advised to apply as early as possible. The first stage our process is a review of the application form and docum...

Duration 2 years part-time
Course Fee


The course fee for year one is €3990 (Year 2 is €4190), including library and access to the online portal. Trainees are facilitated in making a payment plan, to suit their individual circumstances where necessary rather than being required t...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Registering for the QQI award: Direct Entry

For admission to the M.A. in Creative Psychotherapy (Humanistic and Integrative Modality), entrants will normally:

Have a 2.2 or higher in a relevant undergraduate (generally a level 8) degree (for ex...


The venue for many of the on-site training days is in Ballymore, (near Moate) Co. Westmeath, where we have a purpose built and fully equipped and resourced training centre. Some modules are also delivered at alternative locations (generally th...

Course Content

Expand+Postgraduate Diploma in Play Therapy (part of our MA)

Our MA is the first accredited programme of its kind here in Ireland to offer a comprehensive, experiential training in Play Therapy and a professionally recognised MA qualification as a Psycho...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Subject Strands

The core programme is built around three subject strands:

1. Reflective Practice
2. Developing Clinical Skills
3. Theoretical Studies

Subjects in the Play Therapy Postgraduate Diploma component are:

Psychotherapeutic Exp...

Further Enquiries Further Details and information on other courses from: Eileen Prendiville at 087 6488149, or Facebook:
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