Category Archives: Meet the Professionals

Brittany Dyer, M.Ed., LPC/MHSP

Brittany Dyer

Brittany Dyer, M.Ed., LPC/MHSP (Retired) was a Licensed Professional Counselor prior to moving from the U.S. to Port au Prince, Haiti in 2013. After living in Haiti for a year, she and her family moved to Bangkok, Thailand. While counseling,

Donna Townsend


Donna Townsend has been an Early Years practitioner for 27 years, the last five years have been spent in Asia. Currently she is the Head Teacher of Kensington International Kindergarten but will soon leave Bangkok to start her own Early Years

Barbara Sher, MA, OTR


Barbara Sher, MA, OTR has over 40 years’ experience as a pediatric occupational therapist. She is the author of ten books on games that have been published in eleven languages, including Danish, Estonian, Chinese, Russian and Italian. Her books feature

Julia Knight


Julia Knight has been teaching for 12 years, eight of which she was living in London looking after the pastoral needs of teenagers aged 11-16 years old. Currently in her new post at Bangkok Prep and Secondary School she is

Karen Beardsley: Pediatric Occupational Therapist

Karen Beardsley

Karen Beardsley is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist specializing in Early Childhood for over 25 years and has worked extensively with children who have Autism, sensory motor learning problems and developmental delays. She is certified and registered with the National OT

Tasha Beene: Behavior Support Specialist

Behavior Support Specialist

Natasha “Tasha” Beene is a wife, mom, behavior support specialist, and former special education teacher.  She currently provides support to clients at the REED Institute, an Autism and Learning Disabilities school in Bangkok, Thailand.  She has an ability to provide

Nicole Iberri, M. Ed

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Nicole has been teaching for over 10 years.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, a California Teaching Credential, and a Master’s Degree in Education (M. Ed). She has taught in Early Years,  upper elementary, as well as Middle

Jennifer M.S. Robertson, PhD

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Jennifer M.S. Robertson is an American cephalopod biologist, trained raw food chef and educator, author and expat mother and wife, currently living in Bangkok. In addition to blogging at, she teaches modern raw food preparation classes and is the

Courtney Violet Bentley

Courtney Violet Bentley

Courtney Violet Bentley is a certified Personal Trainer and works in women’s fitness, group fitness, Pilates, and CrossFit. She also holds certification from the Red Cross in CPR/AED. She has a degree in Nutrition and loves to create healthy and tasty