Blog Posts

My first experience with Play Therapy, has impacted my career 20 years later!

I can remember my first experience with play therapy, it was during my second-year placement at an inpatient treatment program for children in Towson MD.  My field supervisor and the other clinicians that I worked with were skilled and trained in play therapy, so fortunate to be able to learn ...
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A Black Therapist in 2020

It's OCTOBER! It seems bizarre that for almost 7 months we've been at home....that's like almost as long as I was pregnant! At home....with kids....and limited social outlets! It's a wonder ANY of us are still sane. And then there are therapists. Wonderful helping healers, who dedicate time and energy ...
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The Loss of Shared Grief and Rituals

As hard as it is to grieve the death of a loved one, it is now even more challenging due to COVID-19. The rituals that we normally observe have been either cancelled or limited to very few family members.  The loss of connection and love felt when we are collectively ...
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The Death I Didn’t See Coming

Trigger Warning: Suicide   May 22, 2020, changed my life forever.   “Morgan is dead.”     I felt my heart drop reading the message on my screen. I scanned my mind quickly for every Morgan the sender and I knew, and immediately was in denial.   I was driving ...
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