Children, Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families

Our Team


  • Jenny Eckert LCSW, RPT

Jenny is a Virginia State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Registered Play Therapist (RPT). Jenny received her BSW and MSW at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. She practiced social work in North Carolina before moving back to Virginia. Jenny specializes in using play and expressive arts therapy. She has public speaking experience on the national and local level.

Counseling Experience

Jenny's counseling experience includes managing a team of clinicians who counsel children at a local non-profit agency. She has vast experience in crisis intervention, design and facilitation of support and education groups as well as bereavement groups for children and teens. She has done extensive work with children and their families who are coping with chronic illness. Jenny's area of expertise is around grief and loss issues in children and teens, and she is trained to help children with anxiety and anger management.

Education

  1. East Carolina University, Greenville, NC - Masters in Social Work, Family and Children
  2. East Carolina University, Greenville, NC - Bachelor in Social Work

Certification

  1. Registered Play Therapist, 2010-present.
  2. Certificate in Thanatology, 2010-present
  3. Oncology Social Work, Certified, 2008-present

Professional Organizations

  1. Association for Play Therapy, Clinical Member, 2009-present
  2. Virginia Association for Play Therapy, Clinical Member, 2009-present
  3. Association for Oncology Social Workers, 2005-present.

Presentations

  1. "What about Me? Meeting the Needs of Siblings." Presented at the National Child Life Networking Conference.
  2. "Social Work: Helping Children When a Family Member has Cancer." Presented to social work students at George Mason University.
  3. "What about the Children? Talking to Children when a Parent has Cancer." Presented at the Association of Oncology Social Workers International Conference.

Contact Us

  1. 10339-A Democracy Lane
    Fairfax, VA 22030

    Main: (703) 591-3377 Fax: (703) 591-1359
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