Patti Sutherland has an Masters in Social work and is a Certified Play Therapist Supervisor with the Canadian Association of Child and Play Therapy.
She is certified in Theraplay and Circle of Security, two attachment-based interventions for assisting children who have experienced complex developmental trauma. Patti has also received training in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy.
She has extensive experience working with children and families in community agencies, particularly within the Child Welfare System and with adoptive families. She also facilitates training for professionals regarding child trauma and attachment disruption.