Marshall Lyles, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, lives in the Austin, Texas area and has 20 years of practice in family and play therapy. Drawing on lessons learned from working with attachment trauma in a variety of mental health settings. Marshall regularly teaches on trauma, expressive therapies, relational neuroscience and attachment-informed family work around the globe.
In addition to maintaining a small clinical practice, Marshall also conducts supervision and consultation sessions with counseling professionals who are pursuing EMDR certification and RPT status, often with a particular focus on the use of sandtray therapy to treat trauma.
Marshall has published in professional journals and magazines in addition to contributing chapters to the books Counseling Families: Play-Based Treatment and EMDR with Children in the Play Therapy Room: An Integrated Approach and co-authoring Advanced Sandtray Therapy: Digging Deeper into Clinical Practice.
Financial: Marshall Lyles owns The Workshop. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Marshall Lyles serves on the advisory board for WASTP. He is a member of the Association for Play Therapy, the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association, and the International Family Therapy Association.