What is art therapy? Who does it benefit? Where is my practice? Below is my current resume, but I'll eventually be posting Art Therapy stuff here 

Professional ​

Corryn Jackson, M.A. LLPC, Art Therapist

M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2018

Specialties: Art Therapy

Corryn Jackson graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts with a concentration in painting and double majoring in African American Studies from Eastern Michigan University in 2006. She began pursuing her Master’s Degree at Wayne State University in the Fall of 2014 working towards an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Art Therapy. Corryn is devoted to her ongoing volunteerism and community art engagement throughout southeast Michigan. She has been interning with Brighton Center for Recovery, U of M’s Pediatric Rehabilitation Center, and the Wayne State Physicians Group. Corryn plans to work with individual, family, couples and group counseling for all ages. She utilizes integrative psychotherapy approaches combined with art therapy techniques.


Samaritan Counseling Center of Southeast Michigan

Farmington Hills, MI                                            


Art Therapy/ Counseling intern

● Presenting case conceptualizations.

● Shadowing individual sessions with site supervisor.

● Participation in-group supervision.

●Facilitating art therapy experiential for staff to promote self-care.


Brighton Center for Recovery

Brighton, MI                                            


Art Therapy/ Counseling intern

           ● Co-leading daily art therapy groups for inpatient SUD treatment.

           ● Preparing case notes for art therapy and process groups.

           ● Co-facilitating three-day children’s program for COA population ages 7-13.

           ● Individual art therapy sessions.


University of Michigan Pediatric Rehabilitation Center

Ann Arbor, MI                             


Art Therapy/ Counseling intern

           ● Working with STEPS program for preschoolers with Autism.

           ● MiPAIN program- art therapy program for teens with complex pain.

           ● Developing art therapy experientials for STEPS program.

           ● Data analysis of DAPR- art therapy assessment.


Wayne State University

Detroit, MI                                                                                      


Art Therapy/ Art Education  Graduate Assistant                                                                                          ● Answering departmental emails and phone calls

           ● Constructing departmental newsletter

           ● Student advising

           ● Assisting with research on art therapy/art education

           ● Office and classroom organizing

           ● Gallery assistant for student exhibition


ArtsCorpsDetroit Student Assistant

           ● Annual budget report

           ● Inventory

           ● Updating social media presence

           ● Community engagement art activities

           ● Meeting and planning with local nonprofits


Wayne State University                                         2014-2018

M.A in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy

Eastern Michigan University                                   2003-2006 Bachelors of Fine Arts- concentration in Painting Majors-African American Studies and Fine Arts 3.5 GPA

Oakland Community College                                   2001-2003

Art Institute of Pittsburgh                                          1999-2001


2003/ 2014 - African American History Museum- Detroit, MI

2006- Hurricane Katrina Relief -Presbyterian Disaster Assistance- Pearlington, MS

2008- Foundation for the Development of Needy Communities- Mbale, Uganda

2009- Chicago Cares-Serve-a-thon/Muralist- Chicago, IL

2014- Arts and Scraps- Detroit, MI

2015- Children’s Hospital of Michigan, DMC- Art Cart- Detroit, MI

2016- Students of Michigan Art Therapy Association- President

2017- ArtsCorpsDetroit- Various locations- President

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© 2018 by Corryn Jackson.



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