Shawanda Rucker, LPC, Registered Play Therapist

Aug 16, 2019
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Welcome to the page of Shawanda Rucker, LPC, Registered Play Therapist at Bridging The Gap. Shawanda Rucker is an experienced and highly qualified therapist specializing in play therapy, helping children to explore their emotions, develop coping skills, and promote healing.

Expert Counseling Services

At Bridging The Gap, we understand that seeking counseling services can be an important step in finding emotional well-being and personal growth. Shawanda Rucker offers expert counseling services, tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual. With extensive training and experience, Shawanda is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment for clients of all ages.

Registered Play Therapist

As a Registered Play Therapist, Shawanda Rucker utilizes play therapy techniques to engage children and help them express themselves. Play therapy is a highly effective therapeutic approach that allows children to communicate and process their thoughts and feelings through play. With Shawanda's guidance, children can develop the necessary skills to overcome challenges, build resilience, and foster emotional growth.

Tailored Treatment for Children

Understanding the unique needs of children, Shawanda Rucker creates a safe and comforting space where children can openly express themselves. Through various play therapy modalities, including art, sand, music, and storytelling, Shawanda helps children explore their emotions, develop problem-solving skills, and enhance their self-esteem. Each therapy session is individualized to meet the specific needs and goals of the child, ensuring the best possible outcome.

Supportive Counseling for Adolescents

Shawanda Rucker also provides counseling services tailored to meet the needs of adolescents. Adolescence can be a complex and challenging stage of life, and Shawanda's expertise in counseling helps adolescents navigate through these complexities. Shawanda's compassionate and nonjudgmental approach allows teenagers to explore their thoughts and emotions, develop healthy coping mechanisms, and build strong foundations for their future.

Empowerment for Adults

Not limited to children and adolescents, Shawanda Rucker also offers counseling services for adults. Shawanda assists adults in overcoming personal challenges, such as trauma, anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. Through evidence-based therapeutic techniques, Shawanda empowers adults to gain self-awareness, improve their well-being, and live more fulfilling lives.

Why Choose Shawanda Rucker?

Choosing the right therapist is an important decision, and Shawanda Rucker offers several benefits that make her an excellent choice:

  1. Extensive Training and Qualifications: With a background as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Registered Play Therapist, Shawanda has undergone rigorous training and education to provide the highest quality counseling services.
  2. Specialization in Play Therapy: Shawanda's expertise in play therapy sets her apart, allowing her to effectively engage children in therapy and promote their emotional growth through the power of play.
  3. Compassion and Support: Shawanda believes in creating a nonjudgmental and nurturing environment, ensuring that every client feels heard, understood, and supported throughout their therapeutic journey.
  4. Tailored Approach: Recognizing that each individual is unique, Shawanda tailors her therapeutic approach to meet the specific needs and goals of each client, ensuring a personalized and effective treatment plan.
  5. Collaborative Approach: Shawanda believes in building a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients, working alongside them to achieve their goals and fostering a sense of empowerment and self-discovery.

Contact Shawanda Rucker for Specialized Therapy

If you or a loved one are in need of expert counseling services, Shawanda Rucker is here to help. Contact Bridging The Gap today to schedule an appointment with Shawanda and embark on a transformative therapeutic journey. Take the first step towards healing and personal growth.

Chris Johnson
Great resource for play therapy for children. Highly recommend Shawanda Rucker!
Oct 4, 2023