Adjunct Professor of Art Therapy
Carolyn Brown Treadon is a Registered and Board Certified art therapist (ATR-BC), and an Art Therapy Certified Supervisor (ATCS). She is an adjunct professor at Florida State University and a part time Instructor at Edinboro University. Carolyn received a Bachelor of Science and Fine Art degrees from Ohio University, Master of Arts in Expressive Therapy from The University of Louisville and a Ph.D. from Florida State University. Before beginning teaching, Carolyn provided art therapy services in alternative schools and out-patient settings before becoming clinical supervisor of a community based mental health clinic. During that time, she supervised art therapy interns as well as interns from other disciplines. She has published research on utilizing art museums in the therapeutic process and using art therapy process to alter individual’s perceptions and attitudes toward individuals with disabilities. Carolyn continues to explore how using resources such as the museum and other experience based practices can be utilized to further students’ knowledge acquisition during their training to become art therapists.
Intro to Counseling: Concepts in Art Therapy (ARE 5382)
Assessment for the Practice of Art Therapy (ARE 5552)
Her interests include Children and Art Therapy in Museums.