Alyssa Teal

Alyssa Teal an Art Therapist in training from Madison, Wisconsin. She is a graduate student in her final year of the Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling Program at SAIC. As an artist and emerging art therapist, she explores a range of materials and brings her knowledge of art making into therapy sessions. Over the years, she has learned how different art materials have specific therapeutic functions and understands the importance of pairing materials with individual clinical goals. Alyssa has a background in psychology research, childcare, and art. Alyssa hopes to combine her interests in research and art and work as an art therapist with children who have experienced early childhood trauma.