Interested in Teletherapy? Text “teletherapy” to (651) 318-0109 or email to Teletherapy/Tele-Mental Health, or virtual counseling as it’s otherwise known, is the online delivery of therapy services via two-way video conferencing. Sessions are nearly identical to traditional therapy sessions with one major exception. Instead of sitting together in the same room, clients and therapists interact via […]

Practice Updates for – COVID19

Good afternoon,   With the state of Minnesota closing schools starting Wednesday, March 18th, to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we want to ensure you that Art of Counseling therapists will continue to be available through in-person and telemental health services.   Because staying connected to the community is important for our mental health, we will […]

ZagZum – Visual art by artists who have a lived experience with a mental or physical disability.

ZagZum Visual Art Exhibition | Conference | Reception | Sale Visual art by artists who have a lived experience with a mental or physical disability. EXHIBITION Saturday | September 10, 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM. Admission is Free RECEPTION Saturday |September 10, 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, Must RSVP at Eventbrite CONFERENCE Visual art by artists who have a lived experience […]

“Minneapolis, I am home.”

“I have written a song that says: If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words, “They’re gone,” and they’ll come back” – Prince Prince dead at 57: Legendary musician found at Paisley Park Worldwide grief over sudden death of musical genius By Pam Louwagie and Chris Riemenschneider Star Tribune April 22, […]

Start by Believing: A Community Dialogue

Ramsey County Hosts –  Start by Believing: A Community Dialogue Start by believing is a public awareness campaign uniquely focused on the public response to sexual assault.  Because a friend or family member is typically the first person a victim confides in after an assault, each individual’s personal reaction is the first step in a […]

Creative Art Therapies Week, 2016!

In honor of Creative Art Therapies Week, March 13-19, 2016, I would like to spotlight Art of Counseling, pllc, whose mission is to create a unique specialty using Creative Art Therapies to foster emotional healing, encourage internal resiliency, enhance personal relationships and give a unique perspective to human storytelling and expression. Art of Counseling is […]

Art Therapy: What is it?

Art Therapy: It’s Not Just an Art Project Art therapy, in all cases, is a purposeful, relational intervention. Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT Source: © 2015 Photograph by Cathy Malchiodi, PhD In “Art Therapy’s Achilles Heel” [April 2014], I explained that it is not surprising that uses of art making for self-help, self-regulation and self-exploration are […]

Introducing our newest clinician!

Introducing our newest clinician Hannah Kleese, MA, AT. Now accepting new clients. Hannah specializes in art therapy and utilizes meditation, various art mediums, and writing in her work with clients. Areas that Hannah has worked with include clients that struggle with PTSD, depression, life transitions, grief/loss, anger management, codependency, Anxiety, Autism, and dual diagnosis. Hannah uses a strength-based […]

World Suicide Prevention Day 9/10

It’s World Suicide Prevention Day, Take 5 to Save Lives. Join the movement by visiting and updating your status with this message. Join the virtual Facebook event as your Pledge to Take 5 to Save Lives on World Suicide Prevention Day. Invite others to join!