Vanessa Simmons, MS, LPC, RPT™


EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

Hi! I am Vanessa and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist™. I am passionate about providing a supportive space to children, their parents, and adults who wish to connect more to their inner wisdom, feel more present minded, and develop practical skills to feel more empowered.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Association for Play Therapy

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Highmark