Alabama Art Therapist Directory

Members and Friends of ALATA

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Annette Reynolds, MPS, RN, ATR-BC

ALATA Chapter President


Christianne E. Strang Ph.D., ATR-BC (Can supervise graduate-level art therapy students)

ALATA Chapter Member & AATA President Elect (AATA: American Art Therapy Association)


Amy Brown, MPS, ATR-BC (Can supervise graduate-level art therapy students)

ALATA Chapter Member

  • Birmingham, AL
  • aca1027@bellsouth.net
  • Areas of interest & practice: Severe mental illness, crisis intervention, addiction and pediatric oncology. Currently works at Brookwood Center for Mental Health (18 and up) and in conjunction with UAB’s Art Play, provides art therapy services at Children’s of Alabama Hospital in pediatric oncology.

Carrie May Ezell, LPAT, ATR-BC (Can supervise graduate-level art therapy students)

ALATA Chapter Member

  • 
423-653-8116
  • Crane Hill, AL
  • 
carriemayezell@gmail.com

Anna Ford Smith, LPC, ATR-BC (Can supervise graduate-level art therapy students)

ALATA Chapter Member


Karen Gibbons, MA, ATR, LMFT, LFYP-1 (certification in Life Force Yoga for anxiety and depression)

ALATA Chapter Member


Mary J. Medbery, LCSW, ATR-BC 

ALATA Chapter Member

  • 815-236-4527
  • Foley, AL
  • marymedbery@centurylink.net
  • Areas of Interest and Practice: I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker and Board Certified Art Therapist specializing with children of all ages and special needs. I am a retired School Social Worker with over 20 yrs. of experience. In my art therapy practice, I provide individual/group services and counseling support for children/adults.

Jenifer Dodd, ATR

  • 
Birmingham, AL

Laima Brown, ATR


Cara Lindsay Hatcher (Art Therapy Student)

  • Areas of interest & Practice: Currently completing MAAT degree at Saint Mary of the Woods College. Completed observation hours at Brookwood Medical Center and A Center for Eating Disorders (ACED). Received BFA in painting at the University of Montevallo.