Theresa completed her MSW at Missouri State University in 2015. She is a trained and practicing EMDR provider since 2017. Theresa has completed her professional Canine Assisted Intervention Specialist certificate in 2019 and Animal and Human Health Certificate in 2017, both through the University of Denver. She obtained her C-AAIS certification (certified assistant animal intervention specialist) in early 2022.
Theresa utilizes play therapy with children beginning at age 3 years, and enjoys working with adolescents and adults using several different therapeutic disciplines including: EMDR, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused approaches, experiential concepts, and Animal Assisted Interventions (AAI).