Unlocking Children's Resilience

I work to enhance coping skills and provide support for children and families experiencing difficult life stressors by using child life services, psychosocial supports, and therapeutic play and interventions.
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Play, Process, Cope, Heal

Liz is a Certified Child Life Specialist serving Northern Virginia and surrounding areas. She has worked as a Child Life Specialist, a Developmental Healthcare Consultant, and an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, and the Community College of Allegheny County. She holds a Masters Degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Applied Developmental Psychology. Liz has a unique background that blends Child Life Services, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, and Early Childhood Education. She has extensive knowledge related to child development, therapeutic play interventions, social and emotional development and learning, and mindfulness. In her free time, Liz enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, coffee, yoga, and her Great Dane, Hank.
Elizabeth Kennedy
Certified Child Life Specialist


  • Trauma
  • Grief
  • Therapeutic Play
  • Child Development
  • Medical Challenges


  • Child Life Services
  • Psychosocial Support
  • Therapeutic Play and Interventions
  • Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation