Our Team

Rosie Newman, MA, LMHC, RPT-S

Director/Licensed Therapist

Rosie@seattleplaytherapy.com
(206) 553-9977 ext. 8383

Rosie (she/her) is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S). Rosie worked at a community mental health agency for 4 years, before founding Seattle Play Therapy in 2013. Rosie was President of the WA Association for Play Therapy (2013), currently teaches in the Psychology department at Seattle University and provides professional training in play therapy. Rosie is a Registered Play Therapy Supervisor and is passionate about training and supervising other professionals in the Play Therapy modality. 

Specialties

  • Adoption (domestic and international)
  • Anxiety
  • Encopresis/Enuresis
  • Selective Mutism
  • Preschool age
  • Teen girls
  • Trauma
Kaitlyn Scott McGurn, MA, LMHC

Licensed Therapist

Kaitlyn@seattleplaytherapy.com
(206) 553-9977 ext. 8059

Kaitlyn (she/her) is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and has a Masters of Arts (M.A.) degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy from Antioch University of Seattle. She has worked with children and families in many capacities and has learned how to provide client-centered interventions and find creative ways to connect and facilitate therapeutic change. Kaitlyn is working towards the Registered Play Therapy credential and is under the supervision of Rosie Newman, MA, LMHC, RPT-S.

Specialties

  • Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Grief/loss
  • Self Esteem
  • Sensory Issues
Sarah Block, MS, LMFT

Licensed Therapist

Sarah@seattleplaytherapy.com
(206) 553-9977 ext. 8220

Sarah (she/her) is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and has her Master’s of Science (M.S) degree in Psychology from California Polytechnic State University.  Sarah was a preschool and toddler teacher and has volunteered at a suicide crisis hotline and at various homeless shelters. She has worked with children and families in a clinical, nonprofit and school-based setting since 2012, and as a program supervisor in an intensive children’s wraparound program for 6 years. She holds a deep passion for working with children and families and a love and appreciation for the healing powers of play! Sarah is working towards her Registered Play Therapist credential and is under the supervision of Rosie Newman, MA, LMHC, RPT-S.

Specialties

  • Trauma
  • Parenting/co-parenting
  • Preschool aged children
  • Couples
Mara Mulcahy, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Therapist

Mara@seattleplaytherapy.com
(206) 553-9977 ext. 8778

Mara (she/her) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and has worked with children and families for over 20 years. Mara has been part of the Parent Education program at North Seattle College since 2007. Before that, she worked in community mental health centers primarily as a child therapist and clinical supervisor. Based on her extensive work with parents and deep understanding of children’s socialemotional and developmental needs, Mara brings a grounded and practical approach to her clinical practice. Mara is excited to work with other child play therapists and extend her training through Play Therapy supervision with Rosie Newman, MA, LMHC, RPT-S.

Specialties

  • Emotional Regulation 
  • Parenting Issues 
  • Adjustments/Transitions (school, moving, childcare, new sibling, grief, etc.) 
  • Trauma 
  • Attachment 
Sarah Jensen, MS, LMHC

Licensed Therapist

Sjensen@seattleplaytherapy.com
(206) 553-9977 ext. 8588

Sarah (she/her) is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and completed a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT. She has previously engaged children and families in outpatient practices and holds a belief in children’s ability to heal through play and relationshipSarah is working towards her Registered Play Therapist credential and is under the supervision of Rosie Newman, MA, LMHC, RPT-S.

Specialties

  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Strengthening Family Relationships
  • Trauma
Judy Ko, MA, LMHCA

Associate Therapist

Judy@seattleplaytherapy.com
(206) 553-9977 ext. 9722

Judy (she/her) is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA) and has a Masters of Arts (MA) degree in Counseling Psychology from The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology. She has worked with children and families in a women’s recovery shelter, as well as in educational settings. She is excited to walk alongside children in their journey toward integration, meaningful growth and hope. Judy is under the supervision of Rosie Newman, MA, LMHC, RPT-S.

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Self-esteem
  • Strengthening parent & child relationships
Eunyoung Choe, MA, LMHCA

Training Center Support Staff

Eunyoung (she/her) is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA) and has a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwest University. Eunyoung is passionate about play therapy and helping parents. Currently, Eunyoung is on leave and helping Seattle Play Therapy on the side with Seattle Play Therapy Training Center and play therapy resources.

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