Master of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from Kansas State University; Doctoral Student currently enrolled at University of the Cumberlands, Counselor Education and Supervision. Over 20 years of experience in mental health services with children, adolescents and family in inpatient, outpatient, in public and private settings; RPT-S and EMDR Certified Clinician using play therapy, DBT, EMDR and CBT with clients.
Ky Association for Play Therapy, Past President. Currently Newsletter Editor and Webmaster Chi Sigma Iota, member.
Play therapy with children, adolescents and families; uses prescriptive approach; training in Theraplay, child-centered, TF-CBT, Adlerian, and trauma therapies. Works with court systems, schools, pediatricians and attorneys to ensure services are what is in the child's best interest. Offers mental health professionals face-to-face, telephone and Skype supervision for licensure and play therapy. Conducted many trainings on play therapy and parenting strategies.