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This Week At WFT 4/14/2014


Women’s DBT Skills Group

Tuesday, April 15th, 6-7:30 pm

Monette Cash, LCSW leads our DBT Women’s Group. A 3-series skills group that teaches basic skills such as how to manage your emotions so they don’t control your life, how to cope effectively with difficult relationships, and learning how to react calmly rather than impulsively in order to avoid unhealthy escapes. This 3 module skill group will run in 6 week segments and
all are necessary to have lasting success. Register Now!


How To Survive Friendship Breakups: Julie Hanks on Studio 5

Finding friends as adults can be challenging. We may even find ourselves feeling left out when those friendships don’t hold up. Julie offers her advice for handling friendship break-ups.

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Purchase Julie’s new book The Burnout Cure: An Emotional Survival Guide for Overwhelmed Women


This Week At WFT 4/7/14


 Christine Holding presenting at The 2014 Generations Conference

Monday, April 7th, 2:30 pm

Christine Holding, AMFT will join Jack Boden, CMHC at the 2014 Generations Conference. Presentations topics include Emotionally Focused Therapy and Lifespan Integration. This is a conference for mental health professionals.


Julie Hanks Featured on U of U Alumni Honor Roll

Wasatch Family Therapy’s executive director, Julie Hanks, LCSW was honored this week on the University of Utah’s alumni honor roll. Recognized for her professional accomplishments, the alumni association acknowledges Julie’s accomplishments as a top Social Healthmaker in Mental Health by Dr. Oz’s Sharecare, author of The Burnout Cure, and business owner of Wasatch Family Therapy, and PhD student in Marriage and Family Therapy at University of Louisiana Monroe

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8 Phrases That End a Relationship Fight: Julie Hanks in Redbook Magazine

Wasatch Family Therapy Couples
Julie Hanks, LCSW was interviewed by Redbook Magazine to discuss why/how some phrases work well when ending a fight with your partner. Many of these phrases are meant to clarify, pause, or help you re-connect when things start to go South.

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Supporting A Loved One With Mental Illness: Julie Hanks on Studio 5

When mental illness strikes a friend or family member it often comes with stigma, shame and confusion. Studio 5 Self-Improvement Contributor Julie de Azevedo Hanks Hanks, LCSW shares a 5 ways we can better support friends and family members with mental illness.


This Week at WFT 3/24/14


Julie Hanks on Rewind 100.7 with Todd and Erin

Monday, March 24th, 7:10 am

Mondays at 7:10 am, Julie joins The Todd & Erin Morning Show on Rewind 100.7.

Clair Mellenthin on KUTV Fresh Living

Monday, March 24th 1 pm

Clair Mellenthin, LCSW appears on KUTV Fresh Living to discuss Victory Over Bedtime Battles.


This Week at WFT 3/10/14



Clair Mellenthin, LCSW on KUTV Fresh Living

Monday, March 20, 1 pm

Clair joins KUTV Fresh Living to discuss How To Talk to Grieving Parents. Learn what you should and shouldn’t be saying to parents who have lost a child.

6 Week Hold Me Tight Couples Workshop Davis County

Monday, March 10, 6 pm

Developed by Dr. Sue Johnson, and based on her book “Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations For A Lifetime Of Love” this couples workshop is based on the most effective and successful couples therapy ever developed. Learn what your spouse really needs from you and how to defeat the cycle of distance between you to create the relationship of your dreams!
Register for our upcoming Hold Me Tight Weekend Workshop on April 25th & 26th!

Julie Hanks, LCSW on Studio 5

Wednesday, March 12, 1 pm

Julie appears on Studio 5 to teach you How to Set Boundaries with Difficult people. Tune in for Julie’s tips on keeping your boundaries with someone who may consistently try pushing them.

K.I.D.S Social Skills Group

Friday, March 7, 5 pm

Designed for school-aged children, this group will provide opportunities to learn how to navigate of social situations and understand what it means to be a friend. Through activities and skill building group members will practice building healthy relationships.
Register your child for the KIDS group!

Julie Hanks, LCSW Speaking at the Women in Leadership Scholarship Conference

Saturday, March 15, 12:30 pm

Julie Hanks will provide the luncheon address to Utah County high school, senior girls sharing with them to celebrate the theme “Your Voice Can Make A Difference.” This is a private event held by Women in Leadership.