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Therapist Spotlight – Whitney Barrell

Whitney Barrell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Sonoma State University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of…

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Mr. Rogers Documentary – FREE SCREENING – August 24, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Join the Utah Association for Play Therapy to enjoy a free screening of the Mr. Rogers documentary WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR (PG-13). Presented by Doc Utah and the Sundance…

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An aggressor is not necessarily a bully—and the distinction matters

July 5, 2018 by Bert Gambini, University at Buffalo Spotting a bully is more nuanced than it might seem, because there is a difference between general aggressive behavior and bullying. They…

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Therapist Spotlight – Making Play Work by Tina Warhurst

How One Registered Play Therapist Uses Play in Her Daily Practice -Tina Warhurst, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist Play therapy, in itself, is an evidence-based practice that is effective in treating…

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Sandtray Training: Getting Grounded

Sandtray Training: Getting Grounded – September 2018 With presenter Catherine Spooner An experiential, hands-on training for mental health professionals and play therapists to learn how to effectively utilize sandtray therapy…

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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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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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