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Types of Play Therapy

By Holly Willard Why Use Play? Most parents have had the experience of hearing their words (good or bad) reflected in their child’s play.  Here’s why: Play is the primary…

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Play Therapy for Teens

By Holly Willard Teens benefit from play therapy because it allows them to deal with issues in a less threatening way. Typical “talk therapy,” can be boring or too intrusive…

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Play Therapy Promotes Self Worth

By Marilee Woolstenhulme For children who come for play therapy, very often they have found themselves vulnerable to forces outside their control that made them feel small or helpless. When…

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Play Therapy Professionals

By Sharlene Christensen The practice of play therapy is a treatment approach that may be used by various mental health professionals such as School Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Licensed…

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How, Why and What?

What is Play Therapy? Play therapy is a structured, theoretically based approach to therapy that builds on the normal communicative and learning processes of children. The curative powers inherent in play…

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APT Approved Local Trainings – Beyond Bowlby – August 2018

June 12, 2018

Beyond Bowlby with Robyn Gobble https://www.gobbelcounseling.com/saltlake-beyond-bowlby Salt Lake City, UT WHEN: Friday/Saturday August 17 & 18, 2018 9am to 4:45pm WHERE: Salt Lake City Main Library Branch 210 E. 400 S.…

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APT Approved Local Trainings – Inviting Parents to Play – July, 2018

June 12, 2018

Inviting Parents to Play Using Attachment-Centered Play Therapy: APT Approved Training for Professionals      

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Uplift Families – Recognizing Anxiety and Depression in Children with Collette Dawson-Loveless

April 24, 2018

(KUTV) Salt Lake City – Today on Fresh Living, Collette Dawson-Loveless, of Uplift Families, joined Kari & Brooke today on Fresh Living to talk about Anxiety and Depression in children,…

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