PLAY MORE HEROES — ChildTherapyToys

PLAY MORE HEROES

 

 

NOVEMBER 2019: Frances Fuller, LCSW is our Play More Hero of the Month. Frances was nominated by Leslie Cook and will receive a $150 gift certificate from ChildTherapyToys.comFrances works for Socorro Schools in Socorro, New Mexico. She provides therapeutic services for students and has developed educational plans that meet student's mental health and behavioral needs in order to support their academic success. Frances recently developed a protocol to assist staff dealing with students experiencing suicidal ideation.   Click Here to read the nomination letter and be sure to submit your own nomination for next month.

OCTOBER 2019: Aneish Adorno is our Play More Hero of the Month. Aneish was nominated by Yumiko Ogawa and will receive a $150 gift certificate from ChildTherapyToys.com. Aneish is an in-home therapist and provides stabilization services after crises. Aniesh also volunteers her time and clinical expertise for the play therapy project at Kids In Need of Defense (KIND).  Click Here to read the nomination letter and be sure to submit your own nomination for next month.

September, 2019: Shawna Anderson, Youth Counselor at Hays Caldwell Women’s Center in San Marcos is our Play More Hero of the Month. Shawna was nominated by her coworker Joy Cannon. Shawna will recieve a $150 gift certificate from ChildTherapyToys.com. Click Here to read the nomination letter. Be sure to submit your nomination letter next month. LEARN MORE.

August, 2019: Kirsten Black, Child Life Specialist is our Play More Hero of the Month. Kirsten was nominated by Rev. Martín Concepción, MDiv.  Kirsten will receive a $150 dollar gift certificate from ChildTherapyToys.com. Click Here to read the nomination letter. Be sure to submit your nomination for next month. LEARN MORE.

July, 2019: Marie "Mickey" Steinitz, MSW, LCSW is our Play More Hero of the Month. Mickey was nominated by Sylvia C. Loumeau, MSW, LCSW. Mickey will receive a $150 dollar gift certificate from ChildTherapyToys.com. Click Here to read the nomination letter. Be sure to submit your nomination for next month. LEARN MORE.

June, 2019: Kimberly Hines, LCSW, RPT is our Play More Hero of the Month. Kimberly was nominated by Carrie J. Walker, LPC, RPT-S, CTP-C, ADS and will receive a $150 gift certificate from ChildTherapyToys.com. Click Here to read the nomination letter and be sure to submit your own nomination for next month.

May, 2019: Nancy Asher, LPC, RPT is our Play More Hero of the Month. Nancy was nominated by Janice Lanford and will receive a $150 gift certificate from ChildTherapyToys.com. Click Here to read the nomination letter and be sure to submit your own nomination for next month.

April, 2019: Jessica Hill, LPC-Intern is our Play More Hero of the Month. She was nominated by Jenna Russell, Forensic Interviewer/Family Advocate Click Here to read the nomination letter and be sure to submit your own nomination for next month.

March, 2019: Jennifer Amateis, LCSW is our Play More Hero of the Month. She was nominated by Sarah Harig, LPC. Click here to read the nomination letter and be sure to submit your own nomination for next month.

February, 2019: Dr. Jessica Stone is our Play More Hero of the Month. She was nominated by Rachel Altvater, Psy.D., LCPC, RPT-S. Click here to read the nomination letter and be sure to submit your own nomination for next month.

January, 2019: Dr. Lindsay Bonebrake, MA, LPC, NCC, RPT is our January Play More Hero. She was nominated by Doug Bonebrake. Click here to read the nomination letter, and be sure to submit your own nomination for February.

December, 2018: Dee Preston-Dillon, PhD is our December Play More Hero. She was nominated by Jenny Fleming. Click here to read the nomination letter, and be sure to submit your own nomination for January.

November, 2018: Ashley A. Reed Kimble, MSW, LCSW is our November Play More Hero. She was nominated by Tam Terrell-Shutt. Click here to read the nomination letter, and be sure to submit your own nomination for December.

October, 2018: Tammy L. Zender, MSSA, LISW-S is our October Play More Hero. She was nominated by Nikki Lynn-Ann Zender, LPN. Click here to read the nomination letter, and be sure to submit your own nomination for November.

September, 2018: Michelle Myers, M.S. is our September Play More Hero. She was nominated by Mia McMillenClick here to read the nomination letter, and be sure to submit your own nomination for October. 

August, 2018: This month we are pleased to honor Art Cleveland, LCSW, LMFT, BCD, RPT-S as our Play More Hero. Art was nominated by Charles E. Schaefer, Ph.D. for the award. Sadly, Art passed away on August 11, 2018. It is impossible to fully describe how Art inspired and motivated his colleagues and the Play Therapy community. The Association for Play Therapy recently published a wonderful obituary and we are sharing that here. The Play More Hero award includes a 250-dollar gift certificate. This certificate will be donated to The Art Cleveland Play Therapy Endowment in anticipation that it will be shared with a worthy student at Florida State University College of Social Work.

July, 2018: John Burr, LCSW, RPT-S is our July Play More Hero. He was nominated by Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S. Click here to read the nomination letter, and be sure to submit your own nomination for August. 

June, 2018: Dr. Eric Green is our first Play More Hero. Dr. Green has inspired hundreds of people to not only enter the field of child therapy, but to become better clinicians. Click here to read the nomination letters, and be sure to submit your own nomination.

June Honorable Mention - Eight-year-old Giuliana Margolis is an ADHD advocate and was nominated by her mother. She will receive a $50.00 gift certificate from ChildTherapyToys.com.