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The UAPT grant that was explained at the February conference is now open for applicants.

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Animal/Creature Clay Sculpture

This intervention was created by Dr. Sue C. Bratton and Clair shared it with attendees at the “Sticky Situations: Ethical Dilemmas in Play Therapy Supervision” Workshop. Supplies needed:   Small portion…

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Ethical Dilemmas in Play Therapy Supervision

By Karen Fairchild, LCSW Family Support & Treatment Center On Friday, February 5, 2016, I attended a Utah Association for Play Therapy (UAPT) training at Wasatch Mental Health, “Ethical Dilemmas…

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Rise in Depression in Preschoolers: How Play Therapy Can Help

Salt Lake City — (KUTV) Licensed Therapist Clair Mellenthin visited Fresh Living to talk about depression in preschool age children. Kids as young as 3 years old can have Major Depression…

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Garry Landreth: Art Of The Relationship September 16 & 17, 2016

Date: September 16 & 17, 2016 Location: Intermountain Medical Center, 5121 Cottonwood St., Murray, Utah  84107 The Doty Family Education Center Campus Map: http://intermountainhealthcare.org/hospitals/imed/maps/Documents/Campus%20Map.pdf The Art of the Relationship in…

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Using Play Therapy with Complicated Attachments April 29th, 2016

Date: April 29th, 2016 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Place: Wasatch Mental Health, 1161 E. 300 N. Provo, UT 84606 Cost:   $35 for students, $50 for UAPT members, $85 for professionals.…

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Get ready for JP’s Jungian Play Therapy Conference in September!

March 29, 2017

 Do you know these Jungian terms? Active imagination. Method of assimilation of unconscious contents through their experimentation as fantasies in the wakeful state. Amplification. Method of association in the interpretation of dreams…

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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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