Jacque George began practicing Child Centered Play Therapy in 1990 and has worked in preschool settings, in school with severely emotionally disturbed children, in outpatient settings, and currently in a private practice in York, Pennsylvania. She is a LCSW and a Registered Play Therapy Supervisor (RPT-S) who enjoys teaching the next generation of therapists, whether they are interns, graduates working toward their license, or participants at one of the many workshops Jacque leads. Jacque served on the Utah Association for Play Therapy Board of Directors, and she was involved with the Pennsylvania APT Board of Directors for 15 years. She served as President of PA APT for four years and received the Guerney Award from PA APT for excellence in promoting the field of play therapy.
Jacque is passionate about working with children and adults from families of domestic violence and is certified as a Diplomate of Clinical Forensic Counseling in the field of domestic violence. Her work as part of a research project funded by the state of Utah regarding treatment for children of domestic violence was published in The Journal of Emotional Abuse. Jacque also specializes in working with survivors of incest and sexual assault.
In 2015 Jacque became a Certified Animal Assisted Play Therapist (CAAPT), and she has received the Kirrie Award for dedication to the development of the field of Animal Assisted Play Therapy®. Jacque has two cats who work with her: Deyanna, a Ragdoll cat who is very laid back and calm, and Skippy, a gregarious orange tabby who is constantly on the move. Both love being with clients and they add a dynamic element to the therapy process!
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