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StoryPlay Therapy with Joyce Mills – September 20 & 21, 2019 Register now!

Early Bird Pricing Open Now!  StoryPlay® Therapy: Metaphors, Play, and Creativity for Helping Children Discover Their Rainbows Within  September 20 & 21st, 2019  Presented by Joyce C. Mills, Ph.D Founder…

Enhancing Play Therapy Through Self Awareness and Self Acceptance – June 14, 2019

Enhancing Play Therapy Through Self Awareness and Self Acceptance Presented by Stuart Harper, LCSW, RPT-S Description: The greatest tool any therapist possesses is the genuine and authentic use of a…


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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Who Can Benefit From Play Therapy?

By admin | January 10, 2013

By Annabella Hagen When parents decide to have their children participate in play therapy, the whole family benefits as parents are taught skills that can be used with the other…

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Why Play Therapy Works

By admin | January 10, 2013

By Annabella Hagen Before I met Johnny for the first time, I met with his parents.  Johnny was three months short of being ten-years-old.  He was adopted when he was…

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National Play Therapy Week: February 3-9, 2019

February 3, 2019

A Message from APT Board Chair  APT Board Chair, Tami Langen LISW-S, RPT-S is ready for National Play Therapy Week!

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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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