About the Art Therapy Staff

Kathleen Kaufman MA-ATR, WI-LP, owner/ and Registered Art Therapist has worked in the Art Therapy and Education field as a therapist, teacher, administrator, education consultant and workshop presenter for over 33 years.

Her work has focused on the Visual Arts and a emphasis on working with individuals physical disabilities, including the wide range of Autism.  Utilizing art media as a tool to help individuals achieve personal awareness along with exploring new opportunities that can open doors to success, the art process and inner exploration 

can enrich the lives of many.


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Mrs. Kaufman is a member of the American Art Therapy Association as a WI licensed and a Registered Art Therapist, (ATR). She holds a bachelor degree in Art Education / Special Education, specializing in adaptive art and assistive technology. Mrs. Kaufman holds a Master Degree in Administration / Education, along with her Principal License.

 In addition her WI-State  Art Therapy License


We salute one of our Staff - 

Michelle Damm, is an Art Therapy graduate student from Mount Mary University.

 Ms. Damm has been a influential and contributing art therapist to Healing Thru Art. Ms. Damm started with our program as a intern and became a staff member in the summer of 2017. 

Ms. Damm will continue to offer ideas and suggestions that expand the many possibilities for the clients to explore, as she becomes a visiting Art Therapist to Healing Thru Art

 and will continue be one of our lead teachers 

in the 2019 Mini-Art Summer Camps

  We at Healing Thru Art have been lucky to have her on staff and wish her continued success as she ventures out as a full-time Art Therapist in a nearby Hospital.