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, and co-founder of Playful EMDR, an online hub for training and consultation in treating trauma-exposed children. She is an EMDR Approved Consultant and Trainer and a faculty member of the Child Trauma Institute, as well as a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor and Approved Provider of play therapy continuing education. Her primary interest is in the intersection of play therapy and EMDR including as contributor and co-editor of EMDR with Children in the Play Therapy Room: An Integrated Approach (2020).