“Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your thoughtful planning and excellent delivery during the training this past weekend.  Your generosity of spirit, your clarity and energy as an instructor is amazing to behold and I am so deeply grateful to be working with you.  You are a true educator.”
– UCLArts and Healing Director





“I was one of the attendees of the [sold out] Adult Coloring Workshop and I have to say that I absolutely loved it!  It was fun, relaxing, informative, and I left feeling more energized and ready to take on the rest of the day.”
– UCSD Workshop attendee
“A natural presenter who kept me engaged for the whole session. So wonderful. Great practical
suggestions. Didn’t feel like 3 hours.”
-Expressive Arts Summit Attendee
“I want to thank you again for the workshop on Saturday. I really enjoyed it. You covered the concept and process so well. . . what I made is now hanging next to the wall and I can honestly say that it has transformed my view of it . . . Again, thank you so much. I am so glad I came.”
– Museum of Broken Relationships workshop attendee


I will work with you to design a workshop that meets the unique needs of your group or clientele. Length of time and fees are flexible to work within your budget.


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Kids In The House Parenting Resource

On the Edge of Chaos: Finding Flow and Resilience through Creative Arts

UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference (2014); UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference (2013)



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Tweedy Elementary School


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KeyNote Address: Creative Expression At Home (Helping Parents Unlock Art’s Potential to Heal)

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Expressive Therapies Summit, Los Angeles (April 2018, 2019)

Managing Big Feelings and Behaviors; Social Emotional Arts on a Shoestring; Creative Anger Management for All Ages

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6th Annual Parent Conference – Resilient Families Through Better Communication – Keynote address


Playful and Positive Parenting: Creative Engagement and Connection through the Arts, El Monte (November 2017)


Addressing Stress and Trauma through Art, Boys and Girls Club, Carson (April 2017)


Creative Therapies Summit, Los Angeles (April 2017; April 2018)

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Pure Vegan Retreat, San Diego (March 2017)


Keynote – Raising Connected, Happy, Successful Kids through Art (2019)

Confronting Fears, Igniting Hope: Academic Answers Parent Networking Event (Feb 2017)


Positive Psychology, Meditation, and Psychotherapy, SOKA (2019)

Suicide Assessment and Prevention, SOKA (2018)

Autism: Myths and Facts, SOKA University (November 2017)

Art, Creativity, and Mindfulness, SOKA University (Jan 2017)


Using Art to Raise Connected, Happy, Successful Kids, Mothers of Preschoolers (Nov 2016)

The Art of Transformation, The Museum of Broken Relationships, Los Angeles (Oct 2016)


Take Control of Your Diabetes CONFERENCE HEALTH FAIR, San Diego (Oct 2016)

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The Adult Coloring Phenomenon: More than a guilty pleasure, UCSD (July 2016)

One-Day Meditation Immersion Retreat, Infinite You Meditation Studio (June 4, 2016)

Mindful Art: A Mother’s Day Workshop, Infinite You Meditation Studio (May 7th, 2016)

South Orange County Children's Yoga and Ballet Mindful March Mom’s Night Out at Grace and Zen, San Juan Capistrano (March 2016)

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Medical Social Emotional Arts (Med SEA) program instructor (ongoing)

Social Emotional Arts (SEA) certificate program instructor (ongoing)

November 2013 – Art Therapy: A Passion, A Path, A Profession, UCLA

April 7, 2013 – On the Edge of Chaos: Finding Flow and Resilience through Creative Arts (with father of positive psychology and “flow” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi), UCLA

March 18, 2013 – A Picture of Good Health, UCLA Arts lecture and workshop


April 2014 – Power Up Your Super Career

February 2014 – Maximizing the Social-Emotional Benefits of Arts Education

March 2014 /February 2013 – UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference

December 2010 – “Next to Normal pre-show talk”, Visions and Voices – University of Southern California (USC)

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Fall semester graduate course (ongoing) – Art Therapy Literature, History, and Assessment

March 2012 – “Community Mural Making and Art Therapy” guest lecture,  OTIS College of art and design

October 2010 – “Eclectic Art Therapy” guest lecture,  OTIS College of art and design

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August 2010 – “Music & Art Therapies”,  Kaiser Symposium on Behavioral Health Issues and Therapies

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July 2011 – “Advanced Supervision”, annual conference of The American Art Therapy Association

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February 2012 – “Simple Steps to Improving Your Relationship”, Mom’s Club International

September 2011 – “Planning on Preschool without the Stress”, Mom’s Club International

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