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Mind in a Jar*

Annabella Hagen, LCSW, RPT-S Parents are not the only ones who feel extra stress around the holiday season.  Even though children are excited, their parents’ comings and goings from Christmas…

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The “Good-At” Game

a featured technique by Paris Goodyear-Brown We are looking forward to having Paris Goodyear-Brown come to Salt Lake City and present at our Bi-Annual Conference in September.  We recently went…

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The Power of Play

By Clair Mellenthin Play is a fun, enjoyable activity that is the natural way in which children learn about and explore the world around them. It elevates our spirits and…

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Board Games and Family Therapy

By Mercedes Stanley One of my favorite ways to help engage families in therapy is to use board games. I use “Sorry!” For older kids [8 and up] and I…

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Intervention: “The Worry Worms”

Review by Sharlene Christensen, CMHC, RPT I am pleased to have the opportunity to write for the newsletter today. I wanted to share a fun intervention called “The Worry Worms”.…

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Jin Shin Jyutsu Technique

This technique was shared by the presenters at the EMDR and Play Therapy Workshop: Thumb:  Anxiety – If you feel anxious, hold your thumb with your other hand and breathe…

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