Ann Beckley-Forest LCSW-R, RPT-S



Ann Beckley-Forest LCSW-R, RPT-S, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in Buffalo, New York.   Her specialties include attachment and child and adolescent trauma, and she also works with adult survivors.  She is certified in EMDR and is an EMDR Approved Consultant and a faculty member of the Child Trauma Institute, as well as a Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor and Approved Provider of play therapy continuing education through the Association for Play Therapy.   She provides consultation in person and remotely, and gives trainings locally and internationally. Her primary interest is in the intersection of play therapy and EMDR and has published on this topic including as co-editor of EMDR with Children in the Play Therapy Room: An Integrated Approach (2020).