Meet the Therapists

Play Therapy Connection believes the path to healing lives inside each and every one of us. Our goal is to be a healing guide for those who seek transformation in their lives. We hold the belief that healing requires connection, play, and letting go of old perceptions and patterns. Changing the world starts with each person’s journey to find the heart’s way Home.

Beaux Williams,  MSW, NLC

Beaux is a Registered Psychotherapist and founder of Paws n' Play Processing. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Denver where she focused on Risks and Healthy Development in Children and Youth. Beaux has seven years of experience working with youth in a therapeutic setting and with children who are grieving from a death loss in both a peer group and individual setting.

Beaux is passionate about working with children and families impacted by trauma through the use of Synergetic Play Therapy. Beaux also has a Certificate in Animal Assisted Social Work and is currently training her chocolate poodle, Sofie, in animal-assisted interventions.

Services: Play Therapy

Upcoming Service(s): Animal-Assisted Interventions

Matt Canale, MA, RP

Matt Canale is a Registered Psychotherapist and co-founder of Finger to the Moon Counseling. He holds his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Mindfulness-Based Transpersonal Counseling from Naropa University.  Matt comes from a body-centered, mindfulness based therapeutic lens, using an eclectic blend of therapeutic modalities including: Synergetic Play Therapy, Mindfulness based body centered psychotherapy, and EMDR to help clients expand their awareness and knowledge of self in order to grow.

Matt works with children and teens in a supportive and compassionate way; focusing on healing through mindfulness, body-awareness, and authenticity. He specializes in working with children suffering from anxiety, self-esteem issues, anger/behavioral issues, and high conflict divorce. Matt believes in a holistic approach to healing and has the ability to draw from past traumas and difficult experiences to relate with clients. He seeks to foster self-esteem, self-knowledge, and create a caring atmosphere for growth and self-development.

As an active member of jiu-jitsu and yoga communities, Matt understands the importance of developing the mind-body connection as an essential tool for healing.

Services: Play Therapy, EMDR Therapy

Lauren Fishbein, MA, RP

Lauren Fishbein is a registered psychotherapist, healer and a co-founder of Finger to the Moon Counseling. She holds her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Mindfulness-based Transpersonal Counseling from Naropa University. Lauren sees through a body-based, trauma informed, neuroscience lens and recognizes that the mind-body connection is essential when it comes to healing and growth. Lauren believes in a holistic approach that promotes health from the inside out; this could look like conversations around brain health, nutrition or supplementation such as neurofeedback.

Lauren welcomes all kids into her play room and specializes in adoption and Early Childhood behavioral challenges (age 2-9). As an international, transracial adoptee Lauren deeply understands the wounds that come with adoption.

Lauren also offers online parent coaching and facilitates a 12-week educational series for those parents looking to transform their current reality into a more peaceful, balanced and connection-filled existence. Contact Lauren for more information or visit www.fingertothemooncounseling.com/parent-services.

Services: Play Therapy, Parent Coaching

Erin Bennetts, LCSW, RPT/S

Erin is passionate about helping children and families increase their overall mental health and well-being by supporting foundational social emotional skills such as: emotional identification, resolving challenges, self-regulation, communication, and relationship skills. These skills are essential for a solid foundation for you and your child as you navigate the challenging landscape of our modern world. Erin supports and helps your family discover ways to navigate life’s demands and challenges in a way that fits your specific lifestyle, values, and commitments.

As a wife, mom, business owner and mental health professional, Erin understands and resonates with the many challenges that parents face as they try to support their children. She understands the demands of balancing work, home life, and self-care.

Erin is a life-long learner and lover of education, training, and professional development. You’ll find her attending conferences, workshops, and participating in ongoing supervision to keep current on what is happening in mental health and early childhood development. Her specialties include: Early Childhood behavioral challenges (age 2-6), Sensory Processing and Integration challenges, Atypical neurodevelopment (Gifted and Talented, Autism Spectrum, Developmental delay) & Trauma. Erin is also trained in Level I and II EMDR. Erin is also founder of Erin Bennetts LLC.

Services: Play Therapy, Parent Coaching, Play Therapy Supervision, EMDR Therapy

Kelly Miller, LCSW, RPT/S, RYT-200

Kelly Miller is a healing therapist, inspiring teacher, dedicated supervisor and founder of Play Therapy Connections. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT/S), and Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200), she is constantly seeking and implementing the most cutting-edge research in the field to help heal children and adults.

Kelly was also the co-founder of Play Therapy i.n.c with her esteemed colleague Erin Bennetts. Kelly is a Certified Synergetic Play Therapist/Supervisor and a Level II EMDR practitioner, both of which guide most of her clinical work.

Kelly is passionate about working with children, teens, and adults from around the world to help them find their way back to themselves. Through therapy, supervision and teaching Kelly strives to be a guide in healing to make true transformation possible. As a self-described wounded healer, Kelly believes that within every challenge and pain there is opportunity for growth and abundance.

Kelly specializes in helping people connect with their own mind, body, and hearts natural healing power. If you are looking to explore a path of healing that is medication free or would like to avoid medications and not sure your alternatives Kelly is a great resource. Kelly excels at working with clients who struggle with anxiety and or have experienced trauma in its many forms.

Services: Play Therapy, Parent Coaching, Play Therapy Supervision, EMDR Therapy

Sharlyn Francis, MA, Marketing and Business Administrator

Sharlyn Francis earned her Master of Arts in Media and Communication after studying Advertising and Addiction Disorders as an undergraduate. After her newborn daughter spent two and a half weeks in the NICU, she became determined to get the word out about how Play Therapy can help heal children and families from the inside out.

Sharlyn spent the first four years of her marketing career in the retail sector and is thrilled to finally follow her passion to “help the helpers.”



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