- COME PLAY -
Play Therapy Webinars, Supervision and Resources
by Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S
You are invited to come play!
Whether you are a play therapist, or a parent with a struggling child you are not alone! Post COVID we are seeing record number of kids and teens struggling with anxiety and depression, amongst a host of other challenges ranging from health, relationships and behaviors.
My name is Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S. You are in the right place if you prioritize the well being of the children you love, over tradition and the well-intentioned but clearly not working parenting and therapy strategies of the past.
With more than twenty years of clinical experience, authoring six books about play therapy and speaking to therapists around the globe I am here to tell you there is hope!
On this website you can find clinical CEU programs for mental health experts. You can find reading resources to solve parent's toughest challenges, register for a live event, sign up for supervision hours, or book a personal therapy appointment.
You are doing an amazing job. Keep it up! Join me as we rediscover the joy of connection, healthy relationships and attachment through play!
Learn, Grow & Play!
Discover four ways you can play with Clair. Schedule her to speak, review available books, see her live, or book an appointment.
to speak at your next event
Supervision hours or one on one therapy for your family.
Master teacher & award-winning author, Clair Mellenthin, LCSW & RPT-S is now offering online classes to help YOU - help the kids in your life - whether you are a parent or a practitioner.
About Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S
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. She is currently the Clinical Director at Wasatch Family Therapy. 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, Utah Valley University, and the University of Southern California MSW programs. She is currently the President of the Utah Association For Play Therapy.
In addition to being an experienced play therapist and professor, 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.
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