Historic moments in professional sports and an increased spotlight on the mental health of athletes prompt Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S, to answer an essential question: how do we frame this moment as a positive learning experience for our youth?
Clair Mellenthin is a renowned author, speaker, and play therapist.She is the author of the best-selling books Attachment Centered Play Therapy (2019); Play Therapy: Engaging & Powerful Techniques for the Treatment of Childhood Disorders; My Many Colors of Me Workbook and has authored several chapters.She is a sought-after speaker, clinical supervisor, and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Southern California MSW program.She is the Past-President of the Utah Association For Play Therapy and remains an active member on the Board of Directors.Ms. Mellenthin holds a master’s degree in Social Work form the University of Southern California.Throughout her career, she has specialized in providing play therapy to children, teens, and their families.She is currently the Director of Child & Adolescents at Wasatch Family Therapy.Ms. Mellenthin frequently presents professional play therapy and family therapy trainings on Attachment Centered Play Therapy and Trauma nationally and internationally as well as appears on local and nation Tv and radio as an expert on children and family issues.
Financial: Clair Mellenthin is the clinical director at Wasatch Family Therapy. She is the author of My Many Colors of Me Workbook; she maintains intellectual property rights and receives royalties.Ms. Mellenthin receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Clair Mellenthin is the president of the Utah Association for Play Therapy.