Teaching Instructor, Counselor Education
Expertise: Child/Adolescent Mental Health, Play Therapy, Trauma-Informed Supervision for Students in Clinical Mental Health, School Counseling, and Student Affairs and College Counseling
Ms. Cannan has over 20 years of experience as a child/adolescent clinician with a specialization in play therapy. Before entering the academic world, she served children, adolescents, and their families in a variety of clinical settings. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Registered Play Therapy Supervisor, which is a credential given by the Association for Play Therapy to licensed clinicians who have specific training in developmentally appropriate therapeutic interventions for children/adolescents and in providing supervision and/or consultation for others pursuing the Registered Play Therapy credential. Ms. Cannan has a passion to serve eastern NC by providing supervision and consultation to the next generation of child/adolescent behavioral health providers.