Teri V. Krull, LCSW, LLC

Registered Play Therapy - Supervisor - APT

Diplomate in Clinical Social Work - NASW

LCSW -  State of Arizona

LCSW-C - State of Maryland

Teri holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from Michigan State University (1978) and is a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, credentialed since 1992.  She served on the national board of the Association for Play Therapy from 1996 through October 2003 and was the organization's President in 99/2000.  She was a founding spirit of the Arizona Association for Play Therapy and was their President in 1993.  Teri currently is on the national board of the APT Foundation. She is a Diplomate in her field and is credentialed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Arizona and Maryland.  Teri lectures nationally on topics related to play therapy, supervision, consultation, positive parenting, self esteem  and divorce.   Ms. Krull has instructed graduate courses in Play Therapy and Child and Adolescent Assessment at Arizona State University and other Arizona based colleges. She currently adjunct staff at Maricopa Integrated Health Services.  Her work history includes employment as a school social worker, medical social worker, teacher, juvenile probation officer, community educator, women's resource center counselor and university resident advisor.


2010 - Lifetime Achievement Award - State Award

Arizona National Association of Social Workers  

2010 - Lifetime Achievement Award -  Dist. 1

Arizona National Association of Social Workers

2007 - Distinguished Service Award

Arizona Association of Play Therapy

2003 - Outstanding Leader in Play Therapy

Arizona Association of Play Therapy

Teri is the  Director of The Center for Positive Regard, a play therapy education and supervision center and also has a 35 year private practice specializing in the treatment of children and families with 44 years experience in the field of social work.  She is a nationally recognized presenter in play therapy and professional supervision.  

Her office is located in Mesa, Arizona.  You can reach her by calling 480-917-7792 or email her at: