My name is: Nikki Bricker

What I do for the board:

Manage social media ☺


Why and when I joined the board:

To increase energy, communication, and community among therapists who practice play therapy and play based interventions across Pennsylvania


I play at (where I work and what I do for fun): 

Pressley Ridge and Sand Castle Counseling. I also practice yoga and ride horses.

Where I learned to play (school/trainings):

Temple University as well as a lot of amazing, talented therapists.


Why play therapy: 

It Works!


My favorite play therapy book (why?): 

Dee Ray’s Advanced Play Therapy because it has so many good gems!


My favorite children’s book:

Island of the Blue Dolphins


My favorite play therapy technique: 



My favorite play therapy quote:

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than a year of conversation." - Plato

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