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Rachelle Barmann, M.A. ’19, shared her insight on art therapy in the Naperville Sun.
Nelly Jimenez, M.A., a graduate of the Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy program in Chicago, is an in-patient and outpatient art therapist at Riverside Healthcare in Kankakee, Illinois. Jimenez developed the medical group’s first art therapy program, serving a wide range of patients from pediatric to geriatric.
Yasaman Madanikia, a graduate of the Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy program in Vancouver, was recently nominated for the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce 2019 Business Excellence Awards’ Young Professional of the Year.
Cheryl Maguire is a first-year student in the Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy program at Adler University’s Vancouver Campus. She is a member of the Trondëk Hwëchin, a self-governing First Nation located in Dawson City, Yukon.
Rachel Ackerman, M.A. ’17, an alumna of the Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy program in Chicago, has blended three of her life’s greatest passions together in a unique career that is both fulfilling and socially impactful.
At Adler University, first-year students work with community organizations as intern advocates to help advance social justice.
Sookyung Ahn is a painter, Registered Therapeutic Counsellor, and a student in the Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy program in Vancouver. She is also now specially trained to provide therapy to first responders.
Mural in Vancouver created by John Gingrich and local youth and young adults
Elissa McNicholas, a graduate of the Masters in Counseling: Art Therapy program in Chicago was featured on Medium. In the interview, McNicholas shared her personal connection to the arts and art therapy.
In her second year at Adler University, Chicago Campus student Lauren Daniels is exploring the many themes and uses of art therapy, including its role in helping people cope with tragedies and in encouraging violence prevention.