I received my training in clinical art therapy at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, graduating with a Masters Degree in Art Therapy and Creativity Development. I am a Board Certified Art Therapist and Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor.
Over the last twenty years, I have provided counseling, training, and consulting services in the areas of youth and family services as well as adults struggling with addiction and mental health issues. Having worked in diverse racial, cultural, and socioeconomic settings, I work hard to bring cultural competence to my work. For eight years I taught in Antioch University Seattle's masters Art Therapy program
Currently, I am studying with Pat Ogen's Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute and am a Level 2 practioner, www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org.
I am committed to my own creative process and am enjoying nature photography and felting.