Find a Therapist
Connecting with the right therapist is a big part of making progress! Included here is a list of professionally trained, certified play therapists. The UAPT does not endorse any member therapist, nor do we certify, imply or affirm the knowledge or competency of any such individual.
- Box Elder County (1)
- Cache County (6)
- Certified Play Therapist (3)
- Davis County (8)
- Doctoral Degree (13)
- Education (1)
- Graduate Student (3)
- Iron County (2)
- Location (1)
- Masters Degree (95)
- Millard County (1)
- Registered Play Therapist (RPT) (10)
- Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S) (16)
- Salt Lake County (46)
- San Juan County (1)
- Sanpete County (4)
- Summit County (3)
- Tooele County (1)
- Uintah County (1)
- Utah County (41)
- Washington County (8)
Laura da Silva is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor. She earned Bachelors in psychology from Utah State University and a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix. She has been working as a therapist for over 5 years. She owns her own private practice in Sandy. She has published 3 articles and 3 books. Her specialties include child therapy, self-esteem, trauma and abuse, depression and anxiety. She is fluent in the Portuguese language. As well as spending time with her husband and 4 children, she enjoys going camping, snowboarding, and making craft projects in her spare time.
Annabella Hagen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and obtained her MSW from Brigham Young University. She has worked with children, adolescents, and families since 2000. She has a successful private practice specializing in Anxiety Disorders, Trauma, Depression, Behavioral Problems, and Family Issues.
She is a graduate of the International OCD Foundation’s Behavior Therapy Training Institute. She is a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, having worked and trained extensively with children and parents. She is a Board Member for the Utah Association for Play Therapy and is currently serving as the Newsletter Editor.
Clair Mellenthin, LCSW holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California. Throughout her career, she has focused on providing therapy to children, teens, and their families. Before joining Wasatch Family Therapy as the Director of Child and Adolescent Services, she worked in a successful private practice. Ms. Mellenthin is a sought after supervisor, training graduate students and interns in play therapy, and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Utah MSW program, and Utah Valley University. In addition to being an experienced play therapist and teacher, Ms. Mellenthin frequently presents professional play therapy and family therapy trainings and appears on local and national TV and radio as an expert on children and family issues.
I have dedicated myself to the well-being and social integration of every client who seeks to make lasting changes for themselves. My therapeutic style evokes the strength and wisdom already inherent within each individual. I facilitate the recognition of wholeness and provide the tools which aid in the process of obtaining meaningful goals. My role as a therapist is to guide and inspire those who seek my services through my empathetic, straight forward approach. The education I offer focuses on cultivating resilient coping skills which secure a foundation for truly lasting changes.
Throughout the years my diverse experiences have assisted me in understanding and appreciating the complex workings of human potential. I celebrate the differences and work to ensure that treatment is geared towards the uniqueness of every case. Regardless of what the current perspective may be, there is always the possibility for a greater yet-to-be. As I embrace this vision, it leads the therapist/client relationship towards a future filled with unlimited personal growth.
Collette has a Masters Degree in Social Work from BYU. Collette is practicing individual therapy for adults and teens, play therapy for children, EMDR, art therapy and marriage and family therapy and has been instrumental in establishing those resources here at the Green House Center. Her passion for helping individuals, families and children drove her to partner with Guerry and Elsebeth in founding The Green House Center in the fall of 2004. As Administrative Director, Collette writes and maintains contracts with the state and partner agencies. She oversees the Executive Assistant and Accounting Specialist. Collette is married to Jesse Loveless and has 4 children, 5 step-children and 18 combined grandchildren. Collette is the sixth of seven children in her family and is originally from Sunnyvale, California.