Mental Health Counselor
Building SEL Skills through TTRPG with Teens
Monique Thakkar: holds a degree in Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling from the University of Puget Sound and is a dedicated mental health counselor. With a strong passion for Therapeutically Applied Role-Playing Games (TA-RPGs), she has completed the Game to Grow Method of Therapeutically Applied Role-Playing Games certification program. As a member of the “The Guild” Monique collaborates and engages in TA-RPGs with fellow mental health professionals. Monique is also a certified yoga instructor, an improv enthusiast, and a former English teacher in Korea. Drawing from these diverse experiences, she offers a unique and insightful perspective on the benefits and practical implementation of role-playing games as effective therapeutic tools.