She strives to provide a playful yet safe and collaborative therapeutic relationship. Her primary focus is working with children through a play therapy lens and parents through a structural and family systems perspective. She believes that play and expressive therapies are helpful in connecting families together and treating common issues seen in children including anxiety, depression, emotional regulations issues, grief, ADD/ADHD, and home and school behavioral issues. For parents, couples, and individual adults, she primarily work through a structural, emotionally-focused, and family systems model.
In addition, she has experience and enjoy working with families with children raised by other relatives (e.g., grandparents, aunts and uncles, godparents). She also have expertise in stepfamily relationships; specifically challenges couples endure during the initial period of connecting two families into one. Paige is also a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator having expertise to help parents with challenging behaviors and struggles with their children.
Paige completed her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy at Virginia Tech University. She also is a graduate from Wofford College with a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Philosophy.
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