Are you a recent graduate from an art therapy or counseling program? Do you need supervision hours for your
ATR, ATR-BC, or another mental health license?
Below is a list of art therapists in Florida who are qualified to provide supervision.
Amy Bucciarelli, MS ATR-BC, LMHC
Location: North Central Florida/ Gainesville
Amy Bucciarelli specializes in medical art therapy, children and adolescents, the use of mandalas, hand paper-making and art therapy assessments.
Holly Ellison, MS, ATR-BC, LMHC
Location: Larger Tampa Bay/Sarasota area
Holly is a proud graduate of the Master of Science Art Therapy program at Florida State University and has been working fulltime in the field since 2013. She is registered and board certified to provide art therapy (ATR-BC) and holds a License to provide mental health counseling (LMHC) in the state of Florida. Holly is also certified to teach yoga to children. Holly has experience providing therapeutic services to individuals of all ages in a variety of settings such as elementary, middle, and high schools; a correctional institution; psychiatric hospitals; as well as community based-home services. Since 2016 Holly has been providing supervision to individuals seeking provisional (ATR-P) and registration (ATR) status while helping prepare them to take the ATCB exam in hopes obtaining board certification (ATR-BC).
Reina Lombardi, ATR-BC, ATCS, LMHC
Location: Southwest Florida
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Reina has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings and programs providing therapy services to wide range of individuals including: community mental health; pre-K through 12 therapeutic, alternative and public education; complex medical; trauma focused; crisis stabilization; memory impairment; substance abuse; relationship difficulties; family conflict, and; with children and adults affected by autism spectrum disorders. She owns and works full-time in her private practice in Fort Myers, Florida. She offers face-to-face, hybrid, and distance art therapy supervision services for professionals seeking the ATR or on-going professional development.
Patricia D. Isis, Ph.D., LMHC, ATR-BC, ATCS
Location: South Florida
Dr. Isis holds both registration and board certification (ATR-BC) along with Art Therapy Credential Supervision (ATCS). Additionally, she is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and is credentialed to supervise interns seeking licensure in mental health counseling. Dr. Isis has maintained a mindfulness meditation practice for many years. She is a Trained Mindful Self Compassion (MSC) Teacher and offers MBSR and mindfulness trainings in her South Miami office. Dr. Isis has been practicing Art Psychotherapy in South Florida for over 35 years. She has worked in schools, hospitals, day treatment programs, substance abuse and eating disorder treatment centers and residential settings. Currently, she provides individual, couples, family and group art therapy/counseling privately and offers full time clinical services in the public schools.
Sheila Lorenzo de la Peña, Ph.D., ATR-BC
(Available for online distance supervision only)
Shelia has provided art therapy services at a forensic state facility since 2007. She has also worked with women in the prison system, children in foster care, and home-based therapy, and recently within the DBT framework. Shelia has supervised masters level students since 2008, and also provided ATR supervision. Her research includes: clinician burnout and self-care, the therapeutic use of mandalas, and adaptive media use. She promotes routine use of creative expression in both clients and clinicians as a means of building resiliency.
Joseph Scarce MA, MFT, ATR-BC
Location: Tampa Florida
Joseph has worked in community mental health serving the Tampa bay area for over 15 years. He currently is in private practice, owner of Joe’s Art Time, LLC providing art therapy to a number of hospitals, community care centers and a substance abuse facility. Joseph is especially skilled in trauma based art therapy services and works with adults and children. He offers face to face art therapy supervision for professionals seeking the ATR registration.
Craig Siegel, ATR-BC, ATCS
Location: Southeast Florida
Craig is an Art Therapy Certified Supervisor (ATCS) who has provided art therapy services for over 20 years for children, adolescents, and adults within the South Florida community. He has spent a majority of his professional career working with students identified with emotional/behavioral disabilities (E/BD) within Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS). Craig has served as chairperson for the M-DCPS Clinical Art Therapy Department for the past 7 years, for which his primary responsibility is to directly supervise and support clinical art therapists working in the schools. In addition to this role, Craig has also maintained a private practice in Boca Raton where he has provided supervision to art therapy graduate students and to art therapists seeking to become a Registered Art Therapist (ATR) with the Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB).
Lisa Wasserman, Psy.D. ATR-BC, ATCS
Location: Broward County / Southeast Florida
available by Skype, phone sessions
Dr. Wasserman, is an Art Therapy Certified Supervisor (ATCS) and qualified Mentor who has provided art therapy and psychological services for over 20 years for children, adolescents, and adults. Her current practice is in Broward County and she has spent the majority of her professional career working in crisis stabilization for acute care patients in hospitals and residential programs. Dr. Wasserman, was the thread to the Florida Art Therapy Association/ community for over ten years and during that time she held many positions on the Florida Art Therapy Board, one being the President. Once, the FATA board was stable she went to serve on the American Art Therapy Association as one of the conference chairs, a reader for proposals and now a BOD and Education Committee board liaison. Dr. Wasserman is a clinician as well as providing direct supervision and mentoring for clinical art therapists, psychology interns, individuals earning their hours to become a registered art therapist and new professionals.