School Services Therapist
Eastern Carver School Schools

Tonia provides psychotherapy for children and families in the school-linked mental health program. Tonia aims to bring empathy, warmth, and safety to the therapeutic relationship through a relational, trauma-informed, strengths-based lens. Tonia applies a variety of techniques to meet individual needs including cognitive-behavioral and play therapy techniques. Tonia has clinical interests in issues related to attachment and the parent-child relationship. Outside of work, Tonia enjoys time with her family, running, sports, podcasts, and taking her dog, Cooper on long walks.

Therapeutic Modalities: Trauma-Informed care, Strengths-Based, Child-Centered Play Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Specialties: Children ages 5-12, parent-child relationships

Certifications/Training: DC 0-5, Theraplay Level 1 training, and TraumaPlay