My experience as a consultant, workshop facilitator, trainer, and public speaker includes:

  • Train-the trainer expressive arts curriculum development, facillitaton, and consulting for nursing home staff
  • Improv as Communication Workshops for persons recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia and their care partners
  • Zine-making for Parkinson's disease awareness
  • Art-based self-care for caregivers
  • Non-pharmacological interventions to decrease antipsychotic usage in nursing homes
  • Multi-modal empathy training
  • Multi-modal team building
  • Presentations as national and local conferences including Aging in America, Life Services Network, the American Arts Therapy Association National Conference, and the Illinois Art Therapy Association Conference