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135 Martin Hall, Cheney, WA 99004
Rebecca Rudd, Ph.D.Assistant Professor141C Martin Hall Cheney, WA 99004Phone: 509.359.2070Fax: 509.359.4366Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
· PhD - University of Nevada, Reno (2010)
o Counseling and Educational Psychology, emphasis in Counselor Education and Supervision
· MA - University of Nevada, Reno (2005)
o Counseling and Educational Psychology, emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
· B.S. - Eastern Washington University (2003)
o Applied Developmental Psychology
Licenses and Certifications
· Licensed Mental Health Counselor
· Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
· Registered Play Therapy - Supervisor
· National Certified Counselor
· Parental Bereavement
· Play Therapy
· Counseling Skills
Dr. Rudd is enthusiastic for clinical practice and teaching clinical practice and theory. She has specialized knowledge and experience in: play therapy, marriage and family therapy, parent education and addictions. She has over nine years of clinical experience working in a variety of settings: private practice, schools, college campus, for-profit agencies and community mental health settings.
Dr. Rudd maintains a strong line of research on parental bereavement due to a sudden and unexpected death. She also enjoys presenting on parental bereavement and play therapy at universities, agencies, regional and national conferences. Furthermore, Dr. Rudd enjoys teaching: counseling skills, group process, brief psychotherapies and counseling theory, child and adolescent counseling and addictions.
Dr. Rudd has devoted a great deal of time advocating for play therapy as a board member for both the Washington and Nevada Association for Play Therapy. She was the 2007-2008 president for the Nevada Association for Play Therapy and was the first president to elicit participation from the Southern part of the state. Her efforts led to an increase in board representation, trainings and association membership state-wide. During the course of this appointment, the association won its first APT Gold Branch Award for meeting the association's high standards for branch participation. She is currently the Vice President for the Washington Association for Play Therapy.
Dr. Rudd is a native Washingtonian and has lived in several cities across the state. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her two beautiful children, gardening and engaging in creative activities such as painting, scrap booking or writing.