Theresa has worked as a Child and Youth Care worker, foster parent resource worker, professor, and therapist.
She has published books including: Billy had to move, Adopting a child with a trauma and attachment disruption history and a recently released book (cowritten with one of her sons Eric) entitled: We’re all not the same but we’re still family.
She and her husband were treatment foster parents for both a Children’s Aid Society and private foster care operator for almost 30 years.
She is a Play Therapy supervisor for therapists in Canada and Australia and is the Executive Director of the Maritime Play Therapy Centre located in Nova Scotia. She also provides online training for CYC’s, therapists and foster parents.