Tracy Turner-Bumberry, MA, LPC, RPT-S, CAS
Tracy is the owner/operator of KS Counseling, LLC. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, a Certified AutPlay Therapist/Trainer, and a Certified Autism Specialist. She has over twenty years experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults. Tracy only sees clients with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or ADHD. She is willing to see individuals who are showing many symptoms of these conditions, but who are not formally diagnosed.
Tracy has been in private practice since 2009. Prior to working in private practice, Tracy worked as a high school teacher, an elementary school counselor, and a Registered Play Therapist in an inpatient child psychiatric unit. She is an expert at interpreting and explaining school procedures relating to Individual Educational Programs (IEP’s) and 504 plans. She is willing to appear at IEP meetings or school care team meetings on behalf of her clients if needed.
In addition to her private practice, Tracy is a certified AutPlay Trainer, conducts Play Therapy workshops across the country, and is a published author.
Tracy has recently completed Level I training in Animal Assisted Play Therapy™ (AAPT), and is currently in AAPT supervision. She plans to become fully certified in Animal Assisted Play Therapy™ to allow her clients to experience the healing effects of animal therapeutic sessions. Read more about her therapy dog Carly by clicking therapy dogs.
Tracy only takes Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield (all policies except Anthem Pathways), Value Options (also called Beacon Options), Cigna and private pay clients (fee is $100 per session). Due to the increase of her national speaking engagements, she accepts new clients on a limited basis and no longer offers reduced session fees. Please check your individual insurance policy for your in and out of network benefits.