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.
Season 5, Episode 4
Today’s Guest: Katie Curran, MA, LMHCA, is a licensed mental health counseling associate located in Spokane, WA. She specializes in working with young adults, artists, grief, witchy folks, and identity/purpose struggles. She utilizes art, ritual, normalization, and alternative approaches to meet individuals where they’re at, recognizing that counseling is definitely not “one size fits all.”
Season 5, Episode 3
Today’s Guest: Sandy Cohen, NBC-HWC, is a national board-certified health & wellness coach and a writer and podcaster who studies the science of well-being. Her work with The Associated Press has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, and hundreds of other newspapers and websites around the world. She is now working toward a Master's degree in Public Health at the University of Alabama. Sandy earned a certificate in health & wellness coaching from the University of Wisconsin and became a national board-certified coach in December 2020. She launched her own podcast, "Inner Peace to Go," in January 2022.
Season 5, Episode 2
Today’s Guest: Julia Vering, LSCSW, LCSW, REAT, is a performance artist and musician, licensed clinical social worker, and Registered Expressive Arts Therapist based in Kansas City. She has integrated the arts into social work for 20 years, centering her practice in joy, humor, imagination, and the strengths perspective. She has received grants from The Charlotte Street Foundation and Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts for her community-based performance work involving collaborations with older adults and people with neurocognitive disorders. She also tours and releases albums as “Unicorns in the Snow,” a performance art project that integrates interactive projections, stop-motion animation, and original music.
Vering has worked in hospice and long-term care settings for the past 17 years. She opened her private practice, Expressive Arts Therapy KC, in 2022. She became the first Registered Expressive Arts Therapist in the state of Kansas in 2023 and serves as the Kansas State coordinator for the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association. Vering integrates expressive arts, psychodrama and EMDR into her practice, and is currently creating a workbook and film on performance art interventions for people with neurocognitive disorders.
Season 5, Episode 1
Today’s Guest: Elizabeth Davis, MFA, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT, is a board-certified, state-licensed art therapist and an EMDR consultant and trainer through EMDRIA. She has more than 25 years of experience working in the field of trauma. Her approach integrates art therapy, EMDR therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Internal Family Systems, and play therapy. She has conducted dozens of workshops, including for the EMDR International Association and the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. She is an author and editor of Creative Arts Therapies and EMDR (2022). She currently serves as a director at the Trauma Institute and Child Trauma Institute.
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.