April is the Program Director of the Therapeutic Preschool at Family Resource Center. She uses play therapy techniques to work with young children (& their families) with significant social, emotional, & behavioral concerns and specializes in working with young children. She is the founder of All About Play, LLC, a private practice in the St. Louis area, providing individual and family therapy, as well as consultation for local agencies, school districts, & preschools. April also facilitates group play therapy for children and adults, utilizing music, art and sand tray play therapy techniques, in conjunction with local agencies & preschools. Co-founder of St. Louis Play Therapy Institute, April provides play therapy trainings on a wide range of topics to mental health professionals in a fun and engaging environment.
Sarah Lehman, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S
Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor (RPT-S), working full-time for the Early Childhood Department of Special School District of St. Louis County. She has over 15 years of experience supporting children of all ages & their families. She uses a variety of play therapy techniques to work with students (& their families) with significant social, emotional, & behavioral concerns. She has been providing professional training since 2006 & clinical supervision since 2011.
Co-founder of St. Louis Play Therapy Institute, LLC (approved APT provider #14-386), Sarah provides play therapy supervision to participants of the STLPTI program. She offers play therapy trainings on a wide range of topics to mental health professionals. She is a dynamic speaker, well versed in play therapy topics (from beginner to advanced), trauma-informed care, & mindfulness. Sarah is in the process of publishing a Mindfulness curriculum for Early Childhood students to be released later in 2017!
Additional supervision for those pursuing their LCSW &/or RPT is offered through her business Play Therapy 4 Change! LLC.
Both April Duncan & Sarah Lehman have been conducting professional trainings across the St. Louis area since 2011 through Play Therapy 4 Change! LLC. In September 2014, Play Therapy 4 Change! LLC became an APT Approved Provider #14-386. All play therapy trainings offered help professionals to work towards their Registered Play Therapy Certification.
Both April & Sarah are highly committed to providing QUALITY professional training at AFFORDABLE prices! Their trainings come highly recommended & have been appreciated by social workers, counselors, teachers, & parents.