Wasatch Family Therapy News

Life is all about Relationships! September 2008
 wft logoGreetings!
This year has brought exciting growth and change for WFT! Not only have we expanded and remodeled our physical office, we have welcomed several gifted therapists to our Clinical Team. This Newsletter is part of our growth, and through it, we hope to provide helpful tips, keep you informed of resources to improve your family, and let you know or new services at WFT! Learn more about the therapist's specialties here.
Julie A. Hanks, LCSW
Founder/Clinical Director
Home Team TV Show Mondays @ 9am
Home Team
We've had a fantastic response to Home Team Talk Show on KJZZ TV 14: a show dedicated to improving relationships called "You & Me Monday". 
Here's a Peek at Upcoming September shows...
  • 9/18/08 "The Birds & The Bees" Teaching Healthy Intimacy in Families (Laura M. Brotherson & Dr. Paul Jenkins)
  • 9/22/08 Teens and Parents Speak Up! Helping Teens  Make Good Decitions (Kevin Hinckley, MEd)
  • 9/29/08 Parenting Tips from the Trenches (Home Team Daily Hosts)

Read summaries and Watch video clips here.

Clair Mellenthin, LCSWWFT Welcomes... 

Clair Mellenthin, LCSW
Dir. of Child & Adolescent Services
New Play Therapy Room Completed!
Wasatch welcomes Clair Mellenthin, LCSW as the Director or our new Child & Adolescent Services Division.  Clair graduated from the prestigious University of Southern California with her Master's of Social Work specializing in play therapy with children, adolescent psychotherapy, and family therapy. She has furnished and supplied a play therapy room that your children will love!
We also welcome Ashley Sutherland, CSW, to our Child & Adolescent team! A graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Ashley recently moved from Chicago bringing with her a wealth of experience working with children and families in crisis. 
Schedule an appointment for your child, teen, or family with
Ashley or Clair.
New Groups Offered at Wasatch!
Connect with others who know what you're going through! 
  • Women's Abuse Survivor's Group (Thurs. 3-4:30) 
  • Single Young Adult Women's Group (Thurs.5-6:30pm)
  • Building Blocks PreschoolParenting Class (Wed.7-8pm) 
  • FREE Eating Disorder Support Group
  • Men's Therapy Group

Learn more about our groups here

happy famMirror Mirror...
Healthy Body Image

A concerned mom recently asked... 
"My daughters have different body types - one thin and one with the potential to be chubby. How do I help them feel good about themselves and teach them good body habits? "
Read my advice on healthy body image in my new blog askjuliehanks.
Podcast: Getting to the Heart of It: Moving From Conflict to Compassion in Marriage
Listen to Dr. Paul Jenkins podcast interview with me on LiveOnPurposeRadio.com. Learn more about Dr. Paul, Life Coach and Licensed Psychologist at his website DrPaul.org
In This Issue
Home Team Talk Show
Child & Adolescent Therapy
Join a Group!
Body Image & Your Daughter
Marriage Podcast
Relationship Quote
Quick Links
Favorite Marriage Quote:

"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person." Mignon McLaughlin

Upcoming Events
Building Blocks Parenting Class starting soon! 
Is parenting a preschooler more challenging than you thought it would be? Get parenting help and practical survival skills for this stage of life!  
Email Ashley to join the class
Young Adult Single Women's Group
Ongoing Thurs. 5-6:30 pm. Join this group of dynamic women and share the ups and downs of this stage of your life!
Email Melissa to join the group.
Abuse Survivor Women's Group 
Ongoing Thurs. 4-5:30 pm. Find the next level of healing from childhood abuse by sharing with women who share similar experiences.
Email Karen to join this group.
Watch Home Team TV Show on KJZZ Ch 14 Every Monday from 9-10 am! 
Thank You
Thank you for allowing us to help you improve your life and your relationships.  As always, we thank you for referring your friends and family to WFT for therapy services. We know that a large part of our growth is due to word of mouth of satisfied clients. Feel free to forward this email to interested friends and family, or if you have recieved this newsletter in error, accept our apologies, and unsubscribe via the link below.
Contact Information
Julie A. Hanks, LCSW
Wasatch Family Therapy, LLC
7084 South 2300 East
Suite 120
Salt Lake City, UT  84121
(801) 944-4555