Jennifer G. Albright, MA, ATR, LPC/MHSP is a registered art therapist, licensed professional counselor, and licensed mental health service provider as well as an artist. She received her undergraduate education at Tulane University and completed her master’s degree at Southwestern College in Santa Fe, NM. Ms. Albright grew up in Memphis, TN and returned once she completed her masters in order to work as an art therapist and counselor. She has worked extensively with adolescents in a variety of different capacities.
She began her career as an in-home therapist counseling children in foster care; she then commuted for 2 years to The Star Center in Jackson, TN, using art therapy with teens in the classroom setting as well as with children, adolescents, and adults with developmental issues, primarily autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. She worked as residential counselor with boys ages 14-18 with problem sexual behaviors through Youth Villages and was the treatment coordinator/ therapist at Memphis Recovery Center in their adolescent facility. She also taught for two years at Southwest Tennessee Community College in the substance abuse counseling certificate program.
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Currently, Ms. Albright is self-employed and works in a variety of different capacities, using art therapy and traditional counseling methods with clients in a private practice capacity at Experiential Healing Center. Her private practice is focused on utilizing art therapy/ somatic experiential approaches to assist clients of all ages with a variety of different issues such as attachment, anxiety, depression, addiction, eating disorders, family conflict, problems with self-concept, trauma, and other “complications of life.” Ms. Albright is also beginning her doctorate in art therapy at Mt. Mary University where her emphasis will be on attachment reparation using art therapy. She believes strongly that art can be a source of healing as well as inspiration.