Sample Play Therapist Resume

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Stephen Nichols
4747 Findley Avenue
Fort Yates, ND 58538

Job Objective Seeking to become a valued member of your organization as Play Therapist.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in providing play therapeutic services
  • Strong knowledge of different kinds of plays
  • Skilled in working with special needs children
  • Amazing ability to prepare patient records
  • Remarkable ability to address clinical issues
  • Immense ability to conduct regular meetings with medical teams

Professional Experience:

Play Therapist
River Pediatric Therapies, Fort Yates, ND
August 2007 – Present


  • Determined physical and emotional needs of patients.
  • Conducted play therapy sessions individually or in groups.
  • Coordinated with Psychiatrists, Psychologists and other medical professionals for treatment purposes.
  • Educated patients and families about treatment procedures.
  • Maintained playroom clean and safe.
  • Reported the needs of new play equipment to Manager.
  • Ordered therapeutic supplies within the designated budget.
  • Supervised other Play Therapists when needed.

Play Therapist
AltaPointe Health Systems, Inc., Fort Yates, ND
May 2004 – July 2007


  • Assisted in curriculum development activities.
  • Utilized sensory equipment and communication devices effectively.
  • Developed play activities to meet patient’s needs.
  • Performed medical researches to identify new therapeutic techniques.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in educational activities.
  • Observed patient’s daily responses to treatments.
  • Evaluated patients at various stages of therapy.
  • Modified treatment plan based on patient’s progress.


Master’s Degree in Play Therapy
Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, FL

Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development
Benedictine University, Lisle, IL

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