Amy joined The Center for Counseling and Training (TCCT) in January of 2014. She recently completed her masters degree in counseling psychology at the University of Central Missouri. She is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor and under the supervision of Theresa Dotson Alexander, MS, LPC, NCC. Amy has completed the requirements as a Certified Play Therapist and is currently finishing up schooling and supervision to become a Registered Play Therapist. Before coming to TCCT, Amy worked 9 years for the Lexington School District as an educator and four years as a Professional School Counselor In-Training at the middle school.
Amy believes that the foundation of effective counseling is building a positive relationship. She works hard at making the client feel understood through active listening, reflection of feeling, and accurate empathic understanding. She has experience with non-directive play therapy and utilizes person centered and cognitive counseling theories. She works with children and adults of all ages and is accepting new clients.