Teresa L. Weeke, LPC, RPT
Teresa earned her degrees from Missouri State University and Missouri Baptist University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist and is a member of both the American Association of Christian Counselors and the Association for Play Therapy.
Having three children of her own and many years’ experience as a Licensed Daycare Provider, Teresa maintains a special focus on children and family dynamics, utilizing numerous types of play therapy. Sandtray Therapy focuses on bringing unconscious thoughts to the conscious part of the brain to help those who are struggling with depression, anxiety, bullying, self-harm, ADHD, grief, OCD, sexual abuse, behavioral problems and for blended families. She also frequently utilizes Theraplay to better assist children and families who are struggling with attachment problems. Autplay therapy focuses on support for anxiety, social skills, communication problems and dysregulation is utilized with those who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. She assesses for sensory issues with children generally, as well as using mindfulness techniques with clients when appropriate.
She is experienced working with a wide variety of conditions faced by individuals, couples and adolescents. Attachment styles are a strong focus during couples’ and marital counseling. Teresa utilizes an eclectic approach including aspects of Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Autplay Therapy and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy; with children she applies insights from Child-Centered Play Therapy as well.
Teresa accepts self-payments and Insurance, including: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and United Health Care.
To schedule an appointment with Teresa, please call her at 573-684-3488 or email her at Teresa@happy-brain.com.