Leah Karma Probasco-Burns, Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist, and Co-Founder of the Art of Play, an organization that provides Play Therapy training to individuals, schools ,and organizations.
Leah earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri- Columbia and her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Missouri State University. Leah started her professional career as a School Counselor at University Academy, an inner-city school in Kansas City. There she created and implemented a counseling program providing individual and group therapy, ongoing student, teacher and parent education, and crisis intervention. Leah specializes in working with children and families suffering from traumatic situations.
In private practice, she provides a creative approach to therapy combining play therapy and expressive arts to meet the client’s needs and reach treatment goals. Leah provides on- going parent consultation to help families create a new understanding of their challenges and strengths. Leah’s core passion and motivation for working with children and families includes working on their strengths and encouraging personal and emotional growth.