In this episode, Althea shares with us her expertise in play therapy, trauma, and private practice. She is truly a jack-of-all-trades and discusses the importance of diversifying your business to reduce psychotherapy burnout. Althea shares a little but about how she uses her LEGO training, what it’s like to use play with adults, and topics she has covered on her own podcast. Take a listen and enjoy!

Althea T. Simpson, MBA, LCSW, is the founder of Brighter Day Therapeutic Solutions and Unicorn Life Training. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor and Certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitator. Althea has a passion for helping children, adolescents, adults and families from diverse backgrounds and dealing with a range of concerns go from “Hurt to Healed.” She specializes in trauma recovery and has an active psychotherapy practice in Woodbridge, Virginia. Althea has delivered presentations for numerous organizations, community events, and professional conferences and seminars. She also has been a guest on radio programs and podcasts, and authored or co-authored articles for blogs, enotes, and two anthologies. 

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