LeeAnn Love

LeeAnn Love


Website: www.leeannlove.com

   700 Inverness Ave, Suite 102, Nashville, TN

{C}LeeAnn Love, ATR-BC, LPC-MHSP



       700 Inverness, Suite 102 · Nashville, TN 37204 · 615.669.2167 · leeann@leeannlove.com

Field Experience



Private Practice Art Therapist                                                                                          Nov 13 – present

Heal with heART, LLC                                                                                                 Nashville, TN


Provides individual and family art therapy for children and teens, ages 3 – 18


  • provides individual and family therapy sessions, utilizing art therapy techniques
  • offers supervision for art therapy professionals



Art Therapy Consultant                                                                                 Mar 10 – present

Various Non-Profit Organizations                                                                    Greater Nashville, TN


Consults with various non-profit organizations to provide

art teaching, art therapy groups, and community-based art making opportunities


  • designs and instructs short-term art therapy groups in treatment and recovery centers with the Healing Arts Project, Inc., an affiliate of the Middle Tennessee Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coalition
  • designs and leads art-based camp, MyCanvas, for at-risk and low income youth with Lutheran Services
  • trains peer educators and artists to lead art therapy informed programs
  • lead art therapy groups with adults and children with disabilities at the Star Center in Jackson, TN



Outreach Art Therapist                                                                                         Jun 10

Mount Mary College                                                                                                                 Arequipa, Peru


Cross-cultural, art therapy outreach experience with toddlers to elders in a squatters’ community



School Based Art Therapist/Case Manager                                                             Dec 10 – Oct 13

Centerstone                                                                                                                  Nashville, TN

Dodson and Hermitage Elementary Schools


Provided individual therapy and family art therapy and case management for Exceptional Education and low income students, ages 4 -10, with emotional/behavioral concerns


  • conducted individual and family therapy sessions, utilizing art therapy techniques
  • developed and facilitated weekly, art-based, social skills groups for Exceptional Education students




Art Therapist                                                                                                               Sep 08 – Oct 09

Family Services, Inc.                                                                                                    Lawrence, MA


Provided individual and family art therapy to low-income children with emotional/behavioral concerns


  • conducted individual and family therapy sessions, using art, play, and talk therapy techniques
  • developed and implemented arts-based groups for at risk preschool children



Lead Artist                                                                                                             May 08 – August 09

Art Builds Community                                                                                             Boston, MA


Directed public art experiences with community groups, social agencies, and marginalized

populations in the Greater Boston area


  • created curriculum and led workshops to facilitate community design process for mural project
  • finalized the mural design, with co-artist, using input from community design workshops
  • utilized art, teaching, and therapeutic skills to enable the community in creating a cohesive final product



Art Therapist (Intern)                                                                                                 Aug 06 – Jun 07

Esperanza Academy                                                                                                   Lawrence, MA


Proposed, created, and implemented art therapy program at a school for at-risk girls, ages 10 –13


  • provided individual, milieu, group, and conflict resolution counseling, utilizing art based techniques
  • conducted and evaluated cart-based assessments
  • facilitated teacher and administrative bimonthly in-services, using an arts based approach




{C}Art Therapist (Intern)                                                                                                   Sep 05 – Jun 06

Northshore Academy                                                                                                    Beverly, MA


Provided art therapy services at a therapeutic day school for students,

ages 6 – 18, with severe mental, emotional, and behavioral disabilities


  • provided individual art-based counseling
  • {C}co-facilitated art and movement and high school boys’ art group



Art Teacher                                                                                                             Mar 04 – May 05

Huntsville Museum of Art                                                                                        Huntsville, AL 


Instructed children and youth in mixed media, painting, drawing, and ceramics classes




Youth Related Work Experience



Afterschool Assistant, Gordon Jewish Community Center, Nashville, TN                  Mar 10 – Dec 10

Substitute Teacher/Floater, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Boston, MA                May 08 – Aug 08

Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries, St. Timothy’s Episcopal, Signal Mt, TN  Jun 99 –  Apr 02

Mid-Day Assistant, R. Rogers Elementary School, Murfreesboro, TN                       Aug 98 – May 99

Extended School Program Leader, R. Rogers Elementary School, Murfreesboro, TN       Feb 98 – May 99          



M. A., Art Therapy and Expressive Therapies, Merit Scholar                                         Feb 08

Lesley University                                                                                                            Cambridge, MA


B. S., Biology, Art minor, cum laude, University Honors                                                 May 98

Middle Tennessee State University                                                                                         Murfreesboro, TN

Licensures and Certifications


Board Certified Registered Art Therapist (ATR-BC # 12-207), Art Therapy Credentials Board


{C}Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider (LPC-MHSP # 2943), State of Tennessee



Recent Affiliations and Associations



Nashville Coalition of Art Therapists, Vice President                       &am