DSMA Live with LeeAnn Thill on 9/13/2012
Lee Ann is a Registered Board Certified Art Therapist, Pennsylvania Licensed Professional Counselor, and an advocate for arts-based interventions and improved mental health services in diabetes care. Lee Ann is active in diabetes social media as blogger at The Butter Compartment, and founder and facilitator of Diabetes Art Day and the World Diabetes Day Postcard Exchange, art-based initiatives that promotes healing through creativity for people affected by diabetes. She has a private practice in suburban Philadelphia, where she specializes in helping individuals and families address emotional, psychological and relational issues related to living with diabetes. She is also Adjunct Professor of Art Therapy at Holy Family University, and a doctoral student in the Expressive Therapies program at Lesley University, researching the use of art therapy with diabetes patients. Lee Ann is a painter and mixed media artist who believes creative expression is a path to healing and embracing life with diabetes.