Tonya Hotchkin LMFT, RPT, CtRp-C

VP Clinical Services, Tanager Place

Meraki Institute of Learning

Tonya earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with a minor in Family Studies from University of Northern Iowa in 2007, and her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Mount Mercy University in 2012.

Tonya has served in a variety of positions and programs in the social services field including inpatient, community based, school based, prevention and outpatient care with her current role being the Vice President of Clinical Services at Tanager Place. Tonya is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Play Therapist and Certified Trauma and Resilience Clinical Practitioner.

Tonya has advanced training in Theraplay, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, Sand Tray and Play Therapy. Tonya is an adjust professor through Mount Mercy University and has been published for knowledge related to trauma and resilience.

Tonya developed the RISE: Wellness and Resilience Framework and has presented across domains and environments including internationally. She provides learning and expertise in areas of leadership, trauma, resilience and working with children and families in the mental health field.

RISE: Wellness and Resilience Framework™- Publication (Relational Child & Youth Care Journal Vol 33, No.2)

RISE: Wellness & Resilience Framework™ - Brochure

Tonyas's Expertise

RISE: Wellness & Resilience Framework™

Trauma Informed Care

Restorative Practices

Resilient Leadership

Interested in Learning from Tonya?

If you are seeking to create healing systems to enhance wellness and resilience or if you are looking to deepen your understanding of trauma informed care, reach out now to see how Tonya's expertise will help you reach your desired level of excellence through a legacy of influence.