Play Therapy Melbourne is focused on supporting research and development.  Our Research Development Team oversees our ongoing research in the areas of Play, Eco (Nature) based Play Therapy and Animal Assisted Therapy.  Play Therapy Melbourne supports research that demonstrates the value and efficacy of play and animal-assisted therapy, increases play therapy knowledge, improves play therapy techniques and supports evidence-based practices.

We partner with organisations, experts and institutions that are interested in furthering research in these areas.  If you would like to participate, volunteer or support this research please contact us at