Meet the Therapist


Charla Cunningham is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Registered Drama Therapist who is recognized nationally for her groundbreaking work integrating therapy and theater for children with special needs. She holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies and a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater.  She has practiced child and family therapy both in the San Francisco Bay Area where she was a founding faculty member of the Oak Hill School, and in Portland, Oregon where she practiced as a child and family therapist at the Hearing and Speech Institute / Artz Center for Developmental Health.