Black Play Therapy


Donate today and join us in our mission to heal, empower, and uplift!

Welcome to the Black Play Therapy Foundation, where our mission is to foster healing and empower the Black community through equitable access to culturally responsive play therapy and comprehensive mental and behavioral health care. We also prioritize providing culturally responsive training and education for mental health professionals working with the Black community.

At the Black Play Therapy Foundation, we recognize the unique mental health challenges individuals face within the Black community. Historical trauma, systemic inequities, and cultural factors can impact mental wellness and create barriers to accessing effective care. That’s why our work is so vital.

Your support plays a crucial role in advancing our efforts to provide vital resources and services to those in need. By donating to the Black Play Therapy Foundation, you directly contribute to:

  1. Equitable Access: Your donations help us ensure that individuals within the Black community have access to high-quality mental health and play therapy services regardless of socio-economic status or background. We strive to eliminate barriers to care and promote wellness for all.

2. Culturally Responsive Care: We are dedicated to providing culturally competent and responsive care that recognizes and respects the diverse cultural backgrounds, traditions, and beliefs of the individuals we serve. Your support enables us to tailor our services to meet the unique needs of our community.

3. Professional Training and Education: Your donations support our initiatives to provide culturally responsive training and education to mental health professionals working with the Black community. We believe in empowering therapists and caregivers with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective and compassionate care.

4. Community Empowerment: Through our programs and services, we aim to empower individuals and families within the Black community to take control of their mental wellness journey, build resilience, and thrive emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.

Your contribution, no matter the size, makes a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve. Together, we can create a brighter and healthier future for the Black community.

Thank you for your generosity and support.


Althea T. Simpson, MBA, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S™

Founding President & Executive Director

Black Play Therapy Foundation