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Christine Phang - artist, writer, author. Working with comic panels with families, children, and adults with memory impairment. 

Anna Bazis Christie - art therapy graduate student, wellness and self-care instructor, researcher. 

Ari-Asha Castalia brings rich involvement to her art therapy community through facilitating field trips and art exchanges. 

Toni Morley facilitated Memories in the Making, an art group specifically with Alzheimer’s Association.  

Peggy Gulshen has founded multiple Art Therapy programs in California which support bereavement for children and cancer patients.

Shan Ru Lin works in Chicago at a homeless service agency for women

Bruce Moon is an Honorary Life Member of the American Art Therapy Association; an art therapist, educator, artist, author, and a singer/songwriter
Melissa Diaz work features transitional objects and touch reflecting Diaz's interest in crystal healing energy
Melissa Alvey's
 multicultural heritage and experiences abroad influenced her work with communities that have experienced violent conflict
Nancy MacGregor works with the evolving themes and imagery of pain, growth, and healing, as well as their integration

NorCATA's feature: ​"Art Therapists Making Things Happen", was  envisioned by Robin Valicenti, and is currently curated by Abby Zimberg

 Please contact Abby if you know of a Northern Californian Art Therapist whose art and projects deserve mention in this space.

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