Upcoming Trainings

Work toward Becoming a Registered Play Therapist.
Services for Licensed Professionals, interns and graduate students. Most trainings approved by the Association for Play Therapy.

Continuing Education

Sierra Institute for Contemporary Gestalt Therapy (Provider #76949) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’S, LCSW’S, LPCC’S AND LEP’S. SICGT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Growth through Play Therapy is an approved provider for the Association for Play Therapy APT 09-241. There is no extra charge for APT CEs. Partial credit cannot be offered. This workshop and presenter have no conflict of interest in presenting this workshop, nor is there any commercial support.


To request accommodations for special needs, please email the Program Administrator at kepernet@gmail.com


To obtain the grievance policy or report a grievance please email kepernet@gmail.com or call 510-923-0520


Course Completion certificates will be awarded at the end of the course in exchange for a completed evaluation form.
Course meets the qualifications for continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Additional Play Therapy Training Program

Academy for Play Therapy Training  www.trainingplaytherapy.com offers play therapy training to mental health professionals, associates and graduate students in the San Francisco Area. Faculty: Leslie Baker, MFT, NCC Mary Ruth Cross, MFT, RPT-S.

Enhance your play therapy skills!

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Karen Pernet LCSW, RPT-S

Oakland, CA 94602

I would be glad to hear from you and to share information about my services: psychotherapy, general supervision for pre-licensed therapist, specialized supervision for therapists working becoming  Registered Play Therapists, consultations for experienced therapists and trainings in play therapy and sandtray therapy.