Play Therapy is “the systematic use of a theoretical model to establish an interpersonal process wherein trained Play Therapists use the therapeutic powers of play to help clients prevent or resolve psychosocial difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development" (

Expressive Arts Therapy is “the purposeful use of movement, music, image making, performance, writing, and play and imagination in healthcare, psychotherapy, and wellness” (Malchiodi 2020).

Below is a selection of models and main topics that are taught at the Academy. Customized trainings and programs can be requested through the contact form.

The information on this page is taken from the book "Introduction to Play Therapy. When Play is Therapy" © 2021 Mochi and Cassina.