Licensure¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), State of Iowa,¬†#02299
& Credentials¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†Licensed Clinical Social Worker, (LCSW) State of Colorado, #CSW-1726
Master of Social Work
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1997
Bachelor of Arts,
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1995
POST-GRADUATE TRAINING SPECIALITY AREAS¬†
Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S) 2000- present. ¬† I have supervised several new play therapists and have presented at the state organization‚Äôs conferences.¬† I have served as a board member of the Iowa Association for Play Therapy since 1997 and have served as the president from 2006 to 2013.¬† More information about The Association for Play Therapy can be found at www.a4pt.org and www.iowaa4pt.org.
Certified EMDR Therapist.¬† I completed EMDR Levels 1 and 2 in 2003, as well as additional specialty training since then. I completed the requirements by the EMDRIA organization to gain the designation of Certified EMDR Therapist in 2012.¬† This credential also requires ongoing specific continuing education in EMDR to maintain.¬† More information on EMDR can be found at www.emdr.com and www.emdria.org.
SoulCollage¬ģ Facilitator.¬† I have been working with this medium for several years and gained the training in November 2011 to be granted the designation of facilitator.¬† This allows me to conduct official SoulCollage¬ģ workshops and activities with individuals, groups, and organizations.¬† See www.soulcollage.com.
Sandtray Therapist.¬† I have trained in the use of the sandtray in therapy since my play therapy training began in 1997. ¬†I am currently engaged in expanding that training to gain certification in the use of sandtray as a therapeutic modality. ¬†More information can be found at www.sandplay.org.