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KRISTY A. BRUMFIELD

Past President

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.” 
- Plato