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About the Utah Play Therapy Association

The Utah Association for Play Therapy is an independent organization representing the Utah branch for the Association for Play Therapy.  The purpose of UAPT is to provide a forum for the discussion of play therapy ideas and concerns to fulfill the Association objectives. Click here to read more.

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Expressive Arts and Play Therapy – A Workshop Review

By Annabella Hagen | December 3, 2015

Review by Annabella Hagen, LCSW, RPT-S It can truly be said that John Burr’s Expressive Arts Therapy Workshop was a recharger and refresher course to remember why we do what…

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Music in Play Therapy: A Review and Application

By Annabella Hagen | September 30, 2015

By Alex Gray, LCSW The conference started off with a drum circle and I realized, as I do in many play therapy conferences, that there is something about the art…

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Two-Day Expressive Arts Play Therapy Event

By admin | June 7, 2015

Dates: November 6 & 7, 2015 Location: Southwest Behavioral Health Center | 474 West 200 North, St. George, UT 84770 Time: 9:00-4:30  (Sign in starts at 8:30) Cost:  Last day…

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Sticky Situations: Workshop Photos

By Annabella Hagen | February 23, 2015


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Supervision, One of The World’s Most Sticky Things…

By Annabella Hagen | February 23, 2015

Workshop Review by Marette Monson, LCSW, ACS, MBA Meet Taytay Maumau. She is the Guinness World Record holder for most sticky notes stuck to your face at one time. Yep. …

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Integrating Sand Tray Therapy into Play Therapy with Children & Teens: November 30th & December 1st

November 12, 2018

Integrating Sand Tray Therapy into Play Therapy with Children & Teens Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2018 8:30am – 4:30pm St. George, UT 84790 Presented by Cathi Spooner/Renewing Hearts Counseling…

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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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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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