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Children First Counseling



Renee Armstead

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S).

Renee received her B.A. from the University of Toledo and her Masters degree from Bowling Green State University in Guidance and Counseling

Renee has over 20 years of extensive clinical experience working with children and adults in private and social service organizations. In 1999, Renee received her play therapy certification as a Registered Play Therapist and specializes in this type of treatment of children. She has been a clinical consultant for the Early Head Start program; Supervision for other therapists and play therapists, expert witness testimony, and legal case consultation. She has also been a speaker providing professional training on the topics of children, behaviors, and play therapy.


She is the owner of Children First Counseling, LLC and has worked and maintained professional licenses in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin and Ohio.

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