Brittni received her Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Winona State University. Brittni is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Play Therapist, and a National Certified Counselor. Brittni has ongoing collaboration with the National Board for Certified Counselors—International and is currently a National Board for Certified Counselor International Registered Mental Health Facilitator Master Trainer. Brittni participated in the inaugural Rwanda Mental Health Facilitator Capacity Development Program in Kigali, Rwanda in August of 2015. Brittni has worked in various clinical settings within the mental health field. Brittni has experience working with many populations including: early childhood, elementary aged children, adolescents, adults, and families. Brittni’s training and expertise focus on therapeutic issues include children experiencing out-of home placements, adoption, attachment disruptions, trauma, self-regulation and an array of mental health and behavioral challenges. Brittni provides play therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, and parent coaching. Brittni’s special interests are children experiencing out-of home placement, children involved with the foster care system, and adoption. Brittni’s research interests are exploring grief as a result of parental substance abuse in children and the implications of childhood war trauma on children’s psychosocial development with a passion of integrating play therapy into treatment.