I have provided talk therapy and art therapy to children, teens and adults for over 20 years.
I received a BA in Art History at Dominican University, San Rafael, CA and a MA in Marital and Family Therapy, Art Therapy, at Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA.
I worked for 9 years as a counselor at CSU Stanislaus, Psychological Counseling Services. I have practiced in diverse settings: private practice, inpatient treatment, functional restoration, cancer support and Men Healing, Weekend of Recovery.
I am an iaedp (International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals) Certified Eating Disorder Creative Arts Therapist. I write and speak on the topic of body image and eating disorders. I published my first book: Reflections of Body Image in Art Therapy: Exploring Self Through Metaphor and Multi-Media (Jessica Kingsley Publishers) in 2012.
I recently launched my new project: ArtVentures Art Activity and Reflection Cards. Check it out!