Teresa Weeke, MA, LPC, RPT
Teresa earned her degrees from Missouri State University and Missouri Baptist University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist with Autplay training, and is a member of both the American Association of Christian Counselors and the Association for Play Therapy. Teresa also has training in trauma and she has Level 1 Gottman training for marriage counseling.
Having three children of her own, and many years of experience as a Licensed Daycare Provider, she utilizes numerous types of play therapy. Teresa has experience with depression, anxiety, bullying, self-harm, grief, OCD, sexual abuse, behavioral problems, and blended families. She also frequently utilizes Autplay therapy, which focuses on anxiety, social skills, communication problems and dysregulation is utilized with those who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. She assesses for sensory issues with children generally, as well as using mindfulness techniques with clients when appropriate.
She also has experience working with a wide variety of conditions faced by individuals, couples and adolescents. Overall, Teresa utilizes an eclectic approach including aspects of Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Autplay Therapy and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy; with children she applies insights from Child Centered Play Therapy as well.