Would you like to become certified as a Registered Play Therapist?
Amy offers training workshops for professionals seeking certification hours in Play Therapy and Sand Tray Therapy. She also provides supervision hours to professionals seeking to become certified as a Registered Play Therapist. Amy was personally trained by Dr. Byron Norton in his model of Experiential Play Therapy and holds the designation of a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor with the Association for Play Therapy.
Continuing Education Hours
and Certificate Awarded
MS, LPC, RPT-S, EPT-S
Licensed Professional Counselor
Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor
Experiential Play Therapist - Supervisor
For nearly a decade, Amy has provided counseling to children, teens, families, and adults in the Eau Claire area. As a licensed professional counselor, she has extensive training in early childhood and adolescent mental health. She was personally trained by Dr. Byron Norton in Experiential Play Therapy®. Amy has achieved the designation of Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor with the Association for Play Therapy. Amy is also trained in Filial Therapy which is a form of family therapy that helps children, parents, and families make positive changes in their interactions leading to greater peace and joy between them.
Amy brings a warm, gentle presence to children, teens, and their families. She enjoys helping children and families work through challenges and also helping parents obtain a better understanding of their children's behaviors.
Trauma and Abuse
Family Dissolution and Divorce
Adoption and Attachment Issues
Grief and Loss
Defiance and Oppositional Behavior
Anxiety and Depression
All of these counseling services are addressed through a Bible-based therapeutic perspective. Amy is a board certified, professional Christian Counselor through the American Association of Christian Counselors. Amy has experience using a Christian DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) approach to help teens and adults manage their overwhelming emotional distress and gain a healthy balance in life.
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11