Kim Anderson is the author of Culturally Considerate School Counseling: Helping Without Bias (2010), co-author of Creating Culturally Considerate Schools: Educating Without Bias (2012), both published by Corwin Press, and What Grown-Ups Need to Know About Art Therapy for Kids (MabelMedia InnerPrizes 2013). Kim presents her eclectic work at numerous local, regional and national events and venues, engaging her audience through compelling narrative, careful research, evocative experiences, and instructive storytelling. She is currently working on a book based upon one of her many clinical workshops.
helping without bias
Resources and support for social workers, creative arts therapists, school counselors & psychologists, educators and administrators, adjunct and auxiliary professionals, organizations and school districts. Kim is registered supervisor by the Missouri state licensure board for clinical social workers and is a board certified art therapist and is now taking applications for a licensure supervision group.
In addition to clinical training for mental health professionals and expressive arts therapists, Kim offers experiential workshops for schools, agencies and organizations. Her work focuses on building multicultural communities through art and other accessible media.
For more information regarding workshops please follow this link to the contact page to inquire about Kim's availability, formats, price quotes, and bulk orders for books.
educating for change
As a Corwin Press author, Kim provided experiential workshops for schools and educational organizations such as Title I. Through Educating for Change, a consulting firm owned by author and veteran educator, Bonnie M. Davis, Kim worked toward creating culturally considerate K-12 schools.
Kim is Adjunct Professor and Coordinator of the Expressive Arts and Integrative Therapies Certificate Program at Fontbonne University, St. Louis, Missouri. Currently, undergraduate options for certification tracks are offered as well as continuing education opportunities for professionals.
For more information about Fontbonne programs, visit the University's website at www.Fontbonne.edu.
Individual consultation and community based
classes are also offered for those who wish to set
out on an exploration of creative, spiritual, or
mindful pursuits. Writing the Women's Way:
A Creative Writing Workhop Honoring the Feminine
Way of Mind and Hot Flashes, Cool Stories: The Muse at
Menopause are two such classes. Others include
"Righting" Creatvely: Trickster Tales and Other April Fools and Art and Music: An Introduction to Expressive Therapies for Wellness.
In many traditions, the Between is a magical and transformative space. My blog is an exploration of the spaces between the personal and professional, the clinical and the creative, the sacred and the profane. Click to read more.
From the living fountain of instinct flows everything that is creative.
-- Carl Gustav Jung
The power of the world always works in circles and everything tends to be round.
-- Black Elk
We are living art, created to hang on, stand up, forbear, continue, and encourage others.
-- Maya Angelou
Self-Care for the Care-Giver: Nurturing the Nurse
Goldfarb School of Nursing, St. Louis
May 30, 2019
The Role of Expressive Arts Therapies in Documenting Historic Memory: Outsider Art, Art Brut, Folk Art and Craft as Alchemical Archive
MEMORY and IDENTITY CONFERENCE
Missouri History Museum
May 18, 2018
Advanced Skill Training:
Expressive Arts & Integrative Therapies
August 2-5, 2018
30 hrs of CEUs available
Advanced Skills Training: Human Trafficking
Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO
Workshop: The Trickster in Treatment, Expressive Arts Summit, NYC
November 10 - 13, 2016
Workshop: Culturally Considerate Art Therapy: Drawing from Our Differences
Illinois Art Therapy Assocation
October 22, 2016
Book Chapter, No Heroes Here: Neighborhood Watchfulness and the Role of Narcissistic Altruism in the Killing of Trayvon Martin in
TRAYVON MARTIN, RACE, AND AMERICAN JUSTICE: WRITING WRONG (Sense Publishers, 2014).