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Thursday, November 07, 2013

New Art Therapy service opening in Center Grove

A group practice of art therapists is starting a new business in Coconut Grove, their grand opening will be December 7.  It's called Art Therapy Consulting Services (3339 Virginia Street). For an appointment or info: 305-707-5106.

The art therapists specialize in things like autism, stroke rehabilitation, cognitive impairment, learning disabilities, stress and anxiety, developmental delays, parent training, and more: 

They hope to offer valuable services to the community and provide care and resources.

Amanda, founder of Art Therapy Consulting, is also president of the Florida Art Therapy Association, a 501cs non-profit, which was just awarded $7000 in grants that they plan to put to use around the Grove area. Verizon contributed $5000 (for domestic violence prevention and education) and CVS contributed $2000 (late life wellness). They were recently presented with a big check from Verizon at St. Alban's while painting a mural for them.
In the photo above: Robert Medina (Store Manager for Verizon, Coral Gables); Amanda Alders Pike (President of the Florida Art Therapy Association and Founder of Art Therapy Consulting and Services); Leah Guzman (Artist and Art Therapist).

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

At last, some good news about the Grove. Glad to see there are still a few kind, positive, caring, respectful and helpful people remaining in the Grove. Thanks for the Grapevines support and posting this most noble endeavor.

November 07, 2013 1:09 PM  
Anonymous Mary Hamilton said...

Fabulous professional accomplishment and advancement for the profession! Congrats! You guys are busy down there! Great work!

Mary Hamilton, ATR-BC, LPC
CATA President
ArtforTherapy.org


November 09, 2013 11:29 AM  

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