Season 5, Episode 9
Today’s Guest: Anna Hindell is a Certified Gestalt therapist and Iyengar Yoga teacher with a thriving private practice in New York City. Anna helps teenagers, adults, and couples with issues including depression, anxiety, life changes, eating disorders, addiction, trauma, and parenting. She is a graduate of the Gestalt Associates, and the Center for Somatic Studies, and she is also a Certified Iyengar yoga teacher. Before starting her private practice, Anna worked in public and private schools as a high school social worker and also as a psychiatric social worker at Metropolitan Hospital. Anna has 20 years of experience working in the field of mental health as well as teaching yoga, and her focus as a Gestalt Therapist is on integrating the body into her work with clients.
Season 5, Episode 8
Today’s Guest: Kristen Rashid (she/her) is a Registered, Board-Certified art therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor, holding a Masters Degree in Creative Arts Therapy from Drexel University. Kristen is the founder of Artful Explorations Therapy, an art therapy and counseling center for kids, teens, families, and adults, located in Philadelphia, PA. Kristen has a background in graphic design and book arts, and apart from her art therapy work, her main creative outlet for the past few years has been writing picture books. She’s a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and is the blogmaster for the Eastern Pennsylvania chapter. She’s also the recipient of a 12x12 Picture Book Challenge Scholarship for 2023. Before picture books, Kristen focused her creative energies on songwriting, and before that on visual art. Creative expression is always an integral part of her life.
Season 5, Episode 7
Today’s Guest: Bridget Steed is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Person-Centered Expressive Arts Therapist, and multimodal artist currently living on the Yucatán Peninsula in Southern Mexico. She works as a teletherapist for a nonprofit agency where she sees kids and adolescents, combining talk therapy, visual art, music, movement, drama, and writing, while also growing her private practice, Precious Cargo Expressive Arts Therapy, and maintaining an art business. Bridget holds a dual Master's Degree in Art Therapy and Counseling from Southwestern College in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and completed her post-graduate studies through late psychologist Dr. Natalie Rogers’ Person-Centered Expressive Arts Institute in Sonoma, California. She is passionate about using "art as healing" and believes everyone has within them a deep well of untapped inner resources in the form of creative expression just waiting to be uncovered.
Season 5, Episode 6
Today’s Guest: Sara Montague Miller is a Licensed Professional Counselor in solo private practice on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. She specializes in working with members of the LGBTQ+ community and clients struggling with spiritual or existential concerns. She provides clinical supervision for those seeking counseling licensure in Mississippi as well as business consultation for therapists starting solo practices. She also owns Uninvented Colors Photography, capturing lifestyle portraits locally and decorating walls all over the world with bold and colorful art prints.
Season 5, Episode 5
Today’s Guest: Annabelle Coote, MA, LMHC, BC-DMT, is a licensed mental health therapist, certified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist, and board-certified dance/movement therapist based in Massachusetts. She has more than 25 years’ experience using somatic, creative, and experiential approaches. At Mind Body Matters, Annabelle offers consultation and training for therapists who want to develop their clinical work using mind, body, and creativity. In her private practice, Movement Matters Integrative Psychotherapy, she specializes in anxiety, trauma, women’s issues, life transitions, and cultivating creativity. Annabelle has authored book chapters on depression and trauma using embodied and creative approaches in therapy and telehealth and has presented at numerous conferences. Annabelle is known for her deep compassion, humor, quirky metaphors, spontaneous creativity, ability to simplify complex concepts, and the conviction that profound transformation happens in tiny steps.
Rachel Moore, LMFT, (she/her) is a singer, musician, writer, and the host of the Beyond Artist's Block podcast. She is also a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist based in San Diego, California. Rachel is certified in EMDR and trained in Brainspotting, and she focuses on working with creative clients, including writers, artists, and musicians.