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About Brenna

Hicks_097rt_webDr. Brenna is a licensed private-practice play therapist, author, speaker, and parenting expert. Working exclusively with children and their families, she created The Kid Counselor blog to offer parenting and Play Therapy tips in 2006. Brenna has been featured in The New York Times, and on CNN and iVillage. She earned her PhD from the University of South Florida, where she also teaches courses in counseling. Brenna is working on an upcoming book about Play Therapy. A native Floridian, she loves the beach, the sun, and baseball. She lives in the Tampa Bay Area with her husband, son, and beagle.

Above all, Brenna has a passion for providing tools to increase confidence in parenting skills so that parents can create the family life that they desire. Her book, speaking engagements, and blog align with her commitment to provide skills and tools to every family, based in her expertise in Play Therapy principles.