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StoryPlay Therapy with Joyce Mills – September 20 & 21, 2019 (Registration open soon)

February 4, 2019

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 of StoryPlay® Global, award-winning Play…


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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Garry Landreth’s Teachings:

By Annabella Hagen | December 5, 2015

“We know so little about the complex intricacies of childhood and are limited in our efforts to discover and understand the meanings in childhood because we are forced to allow…

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Expressive Arts Play Therapy – Review and Insights

By Annabella Hagen | December 3, 2015

By M. JaNoy Nield, LCSW I have thought a lot about what I took from the training, and since there was so much, it has been hard to narrow it…

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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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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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