PhD, University of Florida; EdS, University of Mississippi; MEd/EdS, University of Florida; BS, University of Florida
Body image issues in Latina women, positionality and African American girls, multicultural considerations when working with children and women who have suffered trauma
In addition to being a faculty member at Walden University, Dr. Baratelli has her own play therapy practice. She also teaches for the EdS in Play Therapy online program at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Baratelli previously taught for Trinity Washington University and has worked in different agencies in Washington, DC, and Maryland serving Latina women and children who have experienced trauma. Dr. Baratelli has a PhD in Marriage and Family Counseling from the University of Florida and an EdS in Play Therapy from the University of Mississippi. She is a licensed clinical professional counselor in the state of Maryland and is a registered play therapist.