Teresa is an independently licensed counselor in the state of OH and KY. She is certified as a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, and a Certified Autism Specialist. She has worked with children and their families since 2001. She has been the president of the Ohio Association for Play Therapy, as well as the Communications Director of the Ohio Association for Play Therapy. She is a graduate of the Play Therapy Association’s Leadership Academy. She is also a graduate of Xavier University’s Agency and Community Counseling program.
She has authored an article in the Play Therapy Magazine on directive vs. nondirective play therapy and often trains other therapists in play therapy as well as supervises counseling interns and therapists.
In addition to training therapists in various stages of their career, Teresa specializes in play therapy, working with children between 2 to 12 years, adolescents between 12 and 18 years who have experienced trauma, attachment issues, and dissociation, as well as children and teens diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.