M.S.W., Clinical Social Work, New York University, New York, NY. 2000 M. Mus., Vocal Performance, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO. 1994 B.A., Music, Religion, cum laude, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA. 1992
Children’s Crisis Treatment Center (CcTC), Philadelphia, PA September 2013-present School-Based Clinician, BHRS: McKinley School Provided individual, group, and family therapy in a Philadelphia public school, grades K-8. Developed treatment plans and conducted intakes. Supervised STWs/provided clinical guidance to peers and supervisees regarding treatment and interventions. Engaged in direction and support for crisis intervention and emergency hospitalizations. Provided trauma-education training and presentations for teachers and administrators.
Intercommunity Action, Inc., Philadelphia, PA May 2010-September 2013 School-Based Outpatient Therapist: Cook-Wissahickon/AMY Northwest
• Leadership Academy – Association for Play Therapy 2013-14 • Theraplay Level I and MIM – Theraplay Association 2013 • Trauma 101 with Sandra Bloom – BHTEN 2013 • TF-CBT training and certification via DBH of Philadelphia 2011 • Cognitive Therapy with children and adolescents training and certification via the BECK Institute, U PENN 2012 • Play Therapy with Traumatized Children: A Prescriptive Approach, Association for Play Therapy 2013 • Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy, Association for Play Therapy 2012 • School-Based Play Therapy, Association for Play Therapy 2012 • Integrated Approach to Helping Children: Directive and Non-Directive Methods of Play Therapy: Eliana Gil 2012 • Daniel Hughes: Attachment in Family Therapy – FPT Center 2012 • Trauma-Art-Narrative Therapy (TANT) - BHTEN 2012 • Autism Spectrum Training: Floortime: Seminar and Practicum; A Spectrum of Treatments for Autism-Theory and Practice; Understanding and Integrating Social Cognition Models into Therapy Sessions with Individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder; High-Functioning Children: Asperger’s Syndrome - FPT Center 2007 • Maude LeRoux: Greenspan’s Floortime - FPT Center 2006 • Sandtray I: Children; 18-hour course; Concepts Course; Contextual Family Therapy I - FPT Center 2002-2011 • Psychological Testing I/II, Bryn Mawr College GSSW/SR 2006 • Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy I/II/III/IV, Bryn Mawr College GSSW/SR 2004-2008 • Virginia Association for Play Therapy Annual Conference: Dr. Helen Benedict 2004 • University of North Texas Fall Play Therapy Conference: Dr. Garry Landreth, et al. 2003
Memberships: Specialists of Schools (SOS), Association for Play Therapy (APT), Theraplay Association