Teena completed her undergraduate education at Indiana University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences. She continued her education through Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, earning her Master of Social Work. Teena is a member of the National Association of Social Workers as well as the Association for Play Therapy (A4PT) and is currently working toward clinical licensure. In addition to her formal education, Teena has served in a variety of social work roles, including youth ministry, community mental health and home-based services, Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), and respite/skill building for individuals with special needs. Though her practice focuses largely on anxiety, depression, grief, and the child & adolescent populations, she strives to meet people where they are, connecting with individuals of all ages while working to educate, empower, and encourage them throughout their respective journeys.