Join us for an immersive and transformative workshop that explores the synergies between Emotionally Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) and Attachment-Centered Play Therapy (ACPT). This workshop is designed for mental health professionals, psychotherapists, and play therapists seeking to deepen their understanding and skills in culturally sensitive play therapy, specifically focusing on the intricacies of Attachment-Centered Play Therapy (ACPT), including Family Play Therapy and Emotionally Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) across diverse cultural backgrounds.
This workshop offers a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of the intricate relationship between emotions and attachment while incorporating the power of play.
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.
Liliana Baylon, LMFT-S, RPT-S, EMDRIA Approved Consultant, MBA, is a bilingual (English/Spanish) and bicultural therapist holding a Master’s Degree in Counseling & Marriage, Family, & Child Therapy from the University of Phoenix. With extensive speaking, training, and consulting experience spanning a range of organizations and topics, Liliana is particularly sought-after for her specialist expertise in mental health and its links to cultural diversity and social justice in a global context.
Liliana brings a unique cultural lens to her therapy, supervision, workshops, and presentations drawing on over a decade of in-depth clinical experience primarily treating LatinX community members, and providing bilingual therapy and supervision in English and Spanish. Liliana has become a well-respected expert and thought leader in the specialist fields of treating families, couples, and children with experiences of global migration along with trauma, abuse, and multicultural issues.