CREATIVE ARTS THERAPY STAFF AND THERAPISTS

As experts in the field of psychology and counseling, the Center for Creative Arts Therapy team offers you and your family comprehensive clinical services. Learn healthy and proactive ways to achieve wellness and balance in your lives through personal attention, compassionate communication, creative therapeutic interventions, and professional counseling to achieve the best outcomes for success. Learn more about us below.

Founder & CEO

Two Master of Arts Degrees in Community Counseling & Theatre,

Northeastern Illinois University

Adjunct Faculty, Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

PREPARE/ENRICH Certified Couples Therapist 
Board Certified Trainer/Registered Drama Therapist

Registered Expressive Arts Therapist
Past Board Member, North American Drama Therapy Association

 

Specializations: Adolescents, First Responders, Mindfulness,

Trauma​, Divorce and Separation, Grief and Loss​, Relationship issues

Actor, Dancer, Director

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Office Administration
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Interns

 

BA, Studio Art and Psychology, Adrian College

Masters Student, Counseling in Art Therapy, Adler University

 

BS, Psychology, University of Georgia

BA, Theatre, University of Georgia

Masters student, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Adler University

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Affiliate Professionals
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Creative Arts Therapists

Master of Arts Degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and Mental Health Counseling,

Columbia College Chicago
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

DIR Floortime Specialist 
Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist

American Dance Therapy Association Member

 

Specializations: Autism Spectrum, Eating Disorders, Family Therapy, Anxiety & Depression, Women's Issues, Trauma Recovery​

Dancer, Chorographer

 

Doctorate in Philosophy in Expressive Clinical Therapies, Lesley University

Master of Arts Degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, Columbia College in Chicago

Graduate Laban Certified Movement Analysis , Columbia College in Chicago

Animal-Assisted Therapist, Animal Behavioral Institute 

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist

Certified in Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Certified in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention

American Dance Therapy Association Member

Pet Partners Association Member

 

Specializations: Children, Adolescents, Emotional Regulation, Grief and Loss, Trauma, Trauma Recovery, Depression, Behavioral Disorders, Mood Disorders, Crisis Intervention, Self-Harm, Self-Identity, and Anxiety.

Dancer, Child Supporter, Artist

Master of Arts Degree in Art Therapy,

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Licensed Professional Counselor

Registered Art Therapist

 

Specializations: Adolescents, Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Body Image and Identity Issues, Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm.

Artist, Painter, Ceramicist

BA, Communications and Theater, Northwestern Illinois

MA, Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College

 

Specializations: Depression, LGBTQ+, Anxiety, Emotional Regulation, Self-Expression, Self-Esteem, Trauma, and Children, Adolescents, and Adults

Director, Actor, Musician