Joyce Arendt, MSW, LICSW, RPT-S is Owner and Clinic Director of Family Connections Counseling Center LLC and a psychotherapist specializing in trauma healing work with children, adolescents and adults. She earned a Masters degree in Social Work, holds a License as an Independent Clinical Social Worker and is a Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor through the Association for Play Therapy. She is extensively trained in various modalities of play therapy and trauma therapies such as Somatic Experiencing (SE) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). Joyce is a co-founder and current President of the Minnesota Association for Play Therapy (MNAPT). Joyce is the author of “Soul Journeys: Following the Yellow Brick Road” which is pending approval for publication. She is passionate and committed to helping people discover their potential while encouraging them through their own unique personal journey.