Kamaria Wells

Kamaria Wells

2096913065

Office Location


Pleasant Hill CA 94523
United States of America

About

Hello, I’m Kamaria, a third year art therapy graduate student, at Notre Dame de Namur University. I am looking for adults of Color who have experienced racialized trauma in their educational experiences to be part of a therapeutic arts healing group and study for 4 weeks (90 min on zoom).

My path to Art Therapy encompassed growth and discovery in the fields of education, social services, mental health, community organizing, vocational rehabilitation, political, and legal fields. During these varied experiences she was introduced to art making and discovered the therapeutic nature of art through personal process. The universality of Art Therapy is beautiful, every individual ranging from nonverbal with physical limitations to extremely able cognitively and physically, can benefit from it. With a BA in International Studies from UNC-Charlotte, Kamaria’s multi-cultural knowledge will enhance her ability to work with various communities and accommodate traditional healing needs. Kamaria looks forward to continuing to work in underserved communities and helping destigmatize therapy, as Art Therapy is the bridge that allows traditional talk therapy to be more accessible and less intimidating, especially for those often forgotten and omitted from history. 

Practitioner Education & Credentials

Degree Title:
Institution: Notre Dame de Namur University
Year Degree Earned or Expected: 2021
License Info:
Supervisor Info: Amy Backos, NPI 1659448942 CA

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Practitioner Type
  • Art Therapist
Modality
  • Distance/Video Treatment
Approaches
  • Art Therapy
Concerns
  • ADHD
  • Adjusting to Change
  • Anger
  • BIPOC Concerns
  • Cultural Concerns
Client Demographics Ethnicity
  • African American
  • Alaska Native
  • American Indian
  • Arab
  • Asian
  • Asian Indian
  • Black
  • Chicano/a
  • Chinese
  • Chamorro
  • Cuban
  • European
  • Filipino
  • Guamanian
  • Hispanic
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latina/e/o/x
  • Mexican
  • Mexican American
  • Native Hawaiian
  • Pacific Islander
  • Puerto Rican
  • Samoan
  • Vietnamese
  • West Indian
  • Multi-ethnic
  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Black or African American
  • Guamanian or Chamorro
  • Hispanic Latino
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  • Age
  • Adolescents
  • Young Adults
  • Adults
  • Languages spoken in addition to English
  • English
  • Belief Orientation
  • Spiritual