Licensed Professional Counselor for The Wise Family
Kasey is a mom to two fabulous daughters. She loves to read, dance, be on or near the water and take naps in her spare time. Kasey’s knowledge of the school system and best practices for teaching and learning, paired with her honed counseling skills, leaves her expertly suited to work with children and their families. She believes in the power of play and that all behavior is communication.
Kasey works collaboratively with children, families, and schools to address challenging behaviors and/or feelings. Her main goal is to support children in building their own skills so they can regulate emotions, respond to challenges, and face the day with resilience and self-confidence.
She holds a Masters in Education for School Counseling and a Post Counseling Licensure Certificate in Community Counseling. Her professional journey has included teaching preschool, working at the USHMM education programming department, professional school counseling, and community counseling. Since 2006, she has worked in Fairfax County Public schools as an Elementary Professional School Counselor and as a Resource Counselor for School Counseling Services in FCPS’s central office.
“I went home and practiced what Amy taught me…and it worked!”— 8-year-old coaching client
Amy knows how to relate to children, and make them feel comfortable . My son was shy at the beginning but Amy asked him a couple questions about what he likes and immediately found the connection to him. He happily followed her in the office (just after a 3 min of conversation) and preformed the test. He wasn’t nervous or scared and it’s bc of her ability to relate to kids.
We had a great experience and he wants to go back! Thank you very much!— Dad of 5-year-old assessment client
“Amy talks about moving children from being externally-driven to internally-driven…and she helps you get there!”— Parent of 15-year-old daughter