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.”