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The Art of the Relationship in Play Therapy: Deeper Issues – Photos

The UAPT Annual Conference was held on September 16th & 17th. Everyone who attended left inspired and refreshed ready to continue making a difference in their clients’ lives. Cindy Lee…

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Confessions of a Play Therapist Who Had Forgotten — A Conference Review

By Annabella Hagen, LCSW, RPT-S I knew Garry Landreth was an amazing child psychologist. I had heard his workshops at the International APT conferences several times and was also at…

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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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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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