Angela Augustine

Angela Augustine, LCSW, AutPlay® certified

Specializes in Adults, Children, Adolescent, Family Therapy, and Parent Support
Angela Augustine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Masters Degree from
the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in 2005.
Angela has worked with children as young as 3-yrs-old to young adulthood. Angela is in the
process of becoming a Registered Play Therapist and is certified in AutPlay therapy, a
neurodiversity affirming play therapy framework. She provides individual therapy as well as
family therapy and parent/child therapy. Her treatment incorporates a variety of evidence-based
practices, including Child Centered Play Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral
Therapy, Brief-Strategic Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral
Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Angela is also passionate in supporting neurodivergent families and neurodivergent adults as
they have unique needs and challenges. She wants to help individuals and families feel
empowered to live life authentically and navigate challenges related to living in a world not
designed for neurodivergent brains. She has worked with neurodivergent people including
those who are autistic, have ADHD, complex trauma, OCD or have intellectual differences.
She tailors therapy to include special interests, psycho-education, art and play. Additionally,
Angela values parents’ role in their children’s treatment.

Angela continues to train in LGBTQ affirming therapy. She also carves out time daily to reflect
on her own personal biases and learn from people with diverse backgrounds to ensure that
therapy remains a safe space. Angela recognizes the harmful role oppression and racism play
on people and society. She will help people feel empowered so they can be a self-advocate
and stand up for others. Her hope is to foster emotional resiliency so that people can face
adversity and meet their goals.

Angela has experience treating individuals with the following diagnosis:
Selective Mutism
Complex Trauma
Foster and Adoption Concerns
Difficulty adjusting to major life transitions