Creative Arts Therapy

A Pathway to Meaning Within

Find & nurture your creative inner guide. Your self-exploration is the most valuable genuine information you need to make a growing difference in your life. Gain self-understanding & embody gratitude in your life while discovering the wisdom to work with, not against the painful stuff.


Art + Sand Tray +Play + Talk


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serving the greater chicago area


Hello, I’m Andrea. A Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Registered Art Therapist (ATR), & Registered Play Therapist (RPT), combining the best of these clinical worlds to enhance wellbeing. I’m here to remind you of the grace that is needed in allowing knowledge, learning, and meaning making to take place in your life. We can figure this out together. 

3 Super Random personal facets of information:

I’m a self-proclaimed geologist, and have far too many jars full of fascinating  finds and treasures. (Rocks are Cool)

I have three children, all have proven challenging at various times. My youngest has upped her game.

I love animals. My Dogs mean the world to me. 



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A Few Favorite Quotes

"The artist is not a different kind of person, but every person is a different kind of artist."

– Eric Gill


“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time."

– Thomas Merton

"Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times. It brings together man and the world. It lives through magic."

– Keith Haring