My name is: Kristy A. Brumfield
What I do for the board:
2018 -2019 President
Why and when I joined the board:
I moved from Louisiana where I was involved with the board and knew I wanted to get involved right away when I moved to Pennsylvania in 2015!
I play at (where I work and what I do for fun):
Immaculata University & Equilibria Psychological and Consultation Services; For fun these days I’m enjoying getting to know my daughter born just months after my presidency started! I also like to travel home to New Orleans, spend time with friends, read, swim, listen to music, and feed my conference travel addiction as much as possible.
Where I learned to play (school/trainings):
University of New Orleans + Center for Play Therapy Summer Institute and Intensive Supervision + numerous other conferences, workshops, and trainings.
Why play therapy:
It just makes sense!
My favorite play therapy book (why?):
Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship by Garry Landreth (It just makes sense!)
My favorite children’s book:
Dear Girl by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (awesome message for adult “children” too!
My favorite play therapy technique:
Child Centered Play Therapy
My favorite play therapy quote:
“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.”