Play Pals Kindergarten Lead Instructor, Registered Behavior Technician
Emily graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a certificate in Dance Movement Therapy. Emily has previously volunteered in Dance Movement Therapy based sessions in classrooms of preschool-2nd graders, smaller focused group therapy sessions, as well as adults with a variety of special needs in the Madison area. Emily has experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, SMA and victims of trauma. Emily has great optimism with an ability to reflect on difficult situations to find the positive within. In her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, watching movies, and having board game nights. Her greatest life accomplishment has been finding a job that she loves upon graduating from college and realizing that 7 years of changing majors helped her to know what she was looking for in a career.