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).  She also contributed a chapter to TRAYVON MARTIN, RACE, AND AMERICAN JUSTICE: WRITING WRONG  (Sense Publishers, 2014). 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.  As an assistant professor, Kim teaches social work and expressive arts at area universities and is currently serving as interim field director at one.
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

We are living art, created to hang on, stand up, forbear, continue, and encourage others.

-- Maya Angelou

artful journeys


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.

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





Advanced Skill Training:

Expressive Arts & Integrative Therapies

Fontbonne University

August 1-4, 2019

30 hrs of CEUs available

One Day Break-Out Session focused on Expressive Arts for Trauma Treatment

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


Missouri History Museum

May 18, 2018

Advanced Skill Training:

Expressive Arts & Integrative Therapies

Fontbonne University

August 2-5, 2018

30 hrs of CEUs available



AATA Featured Member

February 16, 2017














Advanced Skills Training:  Human Trafficking

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO

September 2017


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














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