Chattanooga Art Therapists
Hannah is serving as the current president of TATA. Hannah graduated from Nazareth College of Rochester, NY in 2018 and has since been living and working in Chattanooga. She has worked for residential settings as an art therapist working with adolescents with addiction and trauma, and inpatient psychiatric populations from adolescent to geriatric living with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, PTSD, bipolar, personality "disorders", and schizophrenia.
"Access Art Therapy, LLC" est. June 2021
She is passionate about providing clients with access to art therapy & expressive therapies, and offers a generous sliding scale so finances are not a barrier to seeking mental health treatment. Feel free to view more about her practice or reach out to her with the email below!
MEd, RN, PMHCNS-BC, ATR-BC, LPAT
• Licensed, Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist, Registered and Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult, Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.
• Exhibiting artist and photographer of 40 years.
• Cam is the benefactor of the arts in health care through 20 years elected voluntary board service, local, state, national and international.
• Founder and President Emeritus, Tennessee Art Therapy Association; Past board member of the American Art Therapy Association; Association for Visual Artists; Society for the Arts in Healthcare; Memorial Healthcare System Foundation; and the Aim Center. Current board member of the Sculpture Fields at Montague Park.
• Cam Busch Endowed Arts for Health Lecture Series in its 14th year of providing innovative and inspiring lectures and performances for the awareness of the benefits of the arts in health care to communities. The lecture was endowed by Cam Busch in partnership with Memorial Healthcare System Foundation, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Other partners joined in collaboration including the Association for Visual Artists and the Hunter Museum of American Art.
• National consultant with the SAHCS ( Society for the Arts in Healthcare Consulting Services ).
• Owner, Art Therapy Consults and Studio, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Committed to the value of utilizing art in healing and wellness, Busch has worked in the field of art and medicine for 25 years with children, adults and geriatrics with physical and emotional challenges and life adjustment disorders. She is a supervisor and mentor to rising art therapists and arts in healthcare practitioners.
Jas sees children, teens, adults and couples at her studio, DAILY PRACTICE and offers group therapy for teens and adults at her studio and over Zoom. Her work with children, teens and adults is informed by years of art making, deep
Jungian roots and over 35 years of personal recovery. Special populations that Jas has worked with include mentally ill adults,
alcoholics and drug addicts, men and women with eating disorders, epileptics, relationship addicts, at-risk youth, the LGBTQ population and artists who are “stuck”. She also works with individuals in Third Stage recovery who use art and
art making in a Daily Practice as a path to spiritual growth and art therapy candidates accumulating hours and supervision.
Jas believes in the healing inherent in the creative process and makes art that draws on both religious and secular imagery. Currently she is making colorful pop mandalas designed to energize and elevate.
Visit her website for more information about Jas and art therapy.
Heather has a Master’s in Professional Studies with a concentration in Creative Arts Therapies from Pratt Art Institute. She is a Nationally Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist. Heather was elected President of the Tennessee Art Therapy Association on September 25, 2010. Currently Heather is Deputy Director of Lookout Mountain Care Management Entity (LMCME). LMCME targets children who have been diagnosed with serious emotional or behavioral disturbances in all 159 counties in the State of Georgia. This initiative is funded through a SAMHSA (Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration) grant in 2008 and a state contract with DBHDD (Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities). LMCME utilizes a high fidelity wraparound approach, which includes having services developed and driven by using a family team process. As Deputy Director, Heather directs clinical operations, oversees mid-level supervisory staff and front line daily operations for LMCME.
Heather also provides Art Therapy Supervision to up and coming Art Therapist working toward ATR.