Founder and Director Emeritus
Toddy is the founding director of ITA and one of the founders of the National Association of Drama Therapy. She received her Masters of Education from the National College of Education and completed the Teacher Education Program at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. For many years she was a stage and TV actress, and she has taught drama therapy courses at Columbia College and National-Lewis University. She served as Registry Chair for NADT and has presented workshops and papers for twenty-three annual conferences. During her time at ITA, she has provided drama therapy for preschool and grade-school children, adolescents, and the elderly.