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Therapist Spotlight – Troy Dillon Cooper

My name is Troy Cooper.  I was asked to share a little about myself as a play therapist and as a member of the Association for Play Therapy.  I will…

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April 2018 UAPT Newsletter – President’s Message

Happy almost Spring! Or happy 3rd winter! I don’t know which greeting to use. This time of year is so unpredictable. I’ll choose to focus on the fact that if…

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School Safety Summit April 20, 2018

School Safety Summit scheduled for April 20, 2018 Parents, educators, and mental health professionals are encouraged to join the free School Safety Summit this upcoming Friday, April 20, 2018. Mental…

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Expressive Arts in Play Therapy March 16 & 17, 2018

Expressive Arts In Play Therapy Fri, Mar 16, 2018 and  Sat, Mar 17, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM both days 871 S. Orem Boulevard, Orem, UT, 84058 United States (map) This workshop will introduce…

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UAPT and ABLE-differently.org

Dr. Louis Allen has asked UAPT to spread the word about ABLE-differently.org: ABLE-Differently is a non-profit 501c3 charity organization offering an innovative prevention, promotion and wellbeing-health protection based model of…

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School Safety Summit April 20, 2018

April 17, 2018

School Safety Summit scheduled for April 20, 2018 Parents, educators, and mental health professionals are encouraged to join the free School Safety Summit this upcoming Friday, April 20, 2018. Mental…

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Local APT Approved Trainings

March 1, 2017

Center for Sandplay and Expressive Therapy Where the Unimaginable becomes Imaginable Expressive play therapy utilizes a variety of modalities such as sandplay, art, movement, clay, music, drama, and more. Clients…

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Play Therapy for Non-Verbal Children: A Parent’s Perspective

October 14, 2016

By Alison Mackey, PhD I recently attended Dr. Garry Landreth’s two-day seminar on play therapy hosted by the UAPT. I came to the conference, not as a professional but as…

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