Rebeca Chow


Rebeca Chow

Play Therapy Certificate Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor Play Therapy


MA; Counseling Psychology, 2002, University of Missouri Kansas City
BA; Psychology, 1998, Universidad Autonoma de CentroAmerica

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“I love the people I work with...In our department we all have a deep love for God, and a desire for our stuents to learn and grow in their field of study."

—Rebeca Chow

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Professional Education and Training Award - Association for Play Therapy, 10/2011
  • Innovation Award, MidAmerica Nazarene University, 03/2011


  • Chow, Rebeca (2010). Cultural Diversity and Play Therapy. APT Mining Report
  • Chow, Rebeca (2010). The importance of Play in Child Development. Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Magazine 


  • "iPad in the Playroom" Association for Play Therapy, Missouri School Counseling Association, Expressive Arts Summit, 11/2013
  • "Play Therapy with Adolescents" Missouri School Counseling Association, 11/2012
  • "Grown Ups can play too" - Association for Play Therapy, 10/2012
  • “Playful Interventions for Adolescents" - Missouri School Counseling Association, 11/2012
  • "Multicultural Play Therapy" - Association for Play Therapy, 10/2012
  • “Connecting the Dots: Playful Supervision”, Kansas Counseling Association, 03/2012
  • “Playful Interventions for Adolescents”, Kansas Counseling Association, 04/2012
  • “Play Therapy with Adolescents” Missouri Counseling Association, Emporia State University, 10/2011
  • “Play Therapy with Adults” Association for Play Therapy Conference. Louisville, Kentucky, 10/2011
  • “A play therapy approach to multicultural counseling” Association for Play Therapy Conference. Louisville, Kentucky, 10/2011
  • “Multicultural Issues in Counseling” Kansas Counseling Association, Kansas, 3/2011
  • “Grown ups can Play Too” Kansas Counseling Association, Kansas “Play Therapy in the Schools” University of Missouri Kansas City, 2 hours, 3/2011
  • “A Multicultural Approach in Play Therapy” Mid America Nazarene University, 30 hours
  • “What is Play Therapy?” University of Missouri Kansas City, 4 hours, 05/2011
  • “Communication and Setting Limits for Adolescents (Comunicacion y Limites para nuestros adolescentes)” Johnson County Community College, Overland Park KS, 6 hrs, 07/2009
  • “Art and Play Therapy with Adults” Kansas City, KS, 8 hrs, 10/2008
  • “Art and Play Therapy working with Diverse Populations”. Kansas City, KS, 8 hrs, 12/2009
  • “Art and Play Therapy with Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse: A Mindfulness Model.” International Play Therapy Conference. Toronto, Canada, 6 hrs, 10/2006
  • “Play Therapy with Hispanic Families” KC Play Therapy Institute. Kansas City, KS, 3 hrs, 07/2008
  • “Shame and Codependency: Working with Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse. Kansas City, MO 6 hrs, 12/2007
  • “Sand trays: Helping Clients in their Healing Journey.” Kansas City, MO 6 hrs, 03/2005
  • “Filial Therapy: Working with Families in Therapy” Kansas City, MO 6 hrs, 01/2005

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