Ann Beckley-Forest, LCSW, RPT-S
Ann Beckley-Forest, LCSW, RPT-S, is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice in Buffalo, New York. Her specialties include attachment and child and adolescent trauma. She is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Trainer, a faculty member of the Child Trauma Institute, and a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor and approved provider of play therapy education. Beckley-Forest gives trainings and consultation locally and internationally. Her primary interest is in the intersection of play therapy and EMDR, including as co-editor of EMDR with Children in the Play Therapy Room: An Integrated Approach (2020) and co-founder of Playful EMDR.