Teresa Paterson Bartch, LPC, LCPC, RPT-S
EMDR Trained Trauma Competent Counselor
Approved Clinical Supervisor (Kansas and Missouri)
Registered Play Therapist Supervisor
Teresa is not currently scheduling new clients. To find out more about how to schedule when availability opens up, or to schedule with another exceptional clinician or intern at Embark, please reach out today!
Teresa is passionate about creating an empathetic and authentic relationship with each individual and family, while providing parents with the tools and resources necessary to provide a more functional family environment. With over 25 years of experience working with children and families, she has developed expertise helping individuals overcome the adversities they have faced to find hope and joy once again, including peace and harmony in parent-child interactions, relationship satisfaction and improved family enjoyment.
As a client-centered attachment-focused clinician, she is committed to empowering children and families to embrace their fullest potential, embracing mind, body and spirit. In her practice, Teresa utilizes evidence based treatments, and approaches therapy with a trauma-competent systemic lens, paying attention to every aspect of an individual’s life to partner with you to navigate wellness. Online therapy can be an option to meet the demands of your busy schedule.
Coaching for Parenting Success
Additionally, Teresa enjoys partnering in the parenting relationship to help parents understand their child/teen, their behaviors, and how to best support and advocate for their child/teen. Oftentimes, the environment at home, as well as at school, influences how a child/teen feels or behaves. Teresa helps provide guidance and support navigating the various parenting challenges that parents face today.
Education, Training and Certifications
Teresa received her Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development from Fort Hays State University, and a Master’s Degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in Guidance and Counseling, with an emphasis in child and family.
- Play Therapy from Mid-America Nazarene University
- EMDR Trained, pursuing EMDRIA certification
- Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (Internal Family Systems)
- Autism Specialist Certification from the University of Kansas
Teresa has been featured on local media as an expert in attachment parenting and providing engaging experiences for optimal child development
American Counseling Association (also professional member of Missouri Chapter)
Association for Play Therapy (as a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor)
American Association of Christian Counselors
EMDRIA (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing International Association)
Connect with Teresa today to schedule any of the below additional services that Teresa offers.
Additional Services Available
Clinical or Play Therapy Supervision – Teresa is an approved supervisor for the States of Kansas and Missouri, as well as for aspiring Play Therapists.
Private Practice Consultation – Teresa provide business coaching and private practice consultation to help you on your journey to developing the practice you have dreamed of. For more information, contact her today!
Online Therapy – Teresa also offers therapy and counseling through video, email and phone, for adults with busy schedules, through a confidential and secure platform
Education Consultation, Classroom Observations help identify academic and social challenges children face at school (preschool and elementary schools)
Co-Parenting Packages – relevant and practical support to establish positive and consistent parenting for your child(ren) through separation, divorce and families who live in separate homes