Patty graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.F.A. and went on to receive her Masters in Dance/Movement Therapy from Columbia College. She has worked with children and adolescents in various therapeutic settings, both residential and outpatient. Ms Holecek worked in the classroom as an assistant in Chicago and Glenview,and developed an after school dance program at Oscar Mayer Magnet School in Chicago. She lives in Glenview with her family, and is happy to join the Compass team.