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.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Marshall Lyles has employment relationships with Portland Community College, Richmont Graduate University, and Nurture Family Counseling. He receives royalties as a published author. Marshall Lyles receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Marshall Lyles serves on the Board of Directors for EMDR International Association, and is a member of the World Association of Sand Therapy Professionals. He serves on the EMDRIA Leadership and the EMDRIA Performance Review Committees.