PAMELA M. HAYES, MFT, ATR-BC is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) in the state of California and a Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist with the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). Her clinical specialties include: alcohol and drug addictions, relationship and parenting, depression and anxiety, grief, LGBTQ, gender identity, and sexuality. She is also a court certified Sexual Abuse Evaluator and trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). Ms. Hayes developed the Art Therapy program at the Rhode Island School of Design – Continuing Education and has taught Art Therapy courses at Philips Graduate University and The Chicago School for Professional Psychology. She is the author of several books and DVDs on Art Therapy, produces a monthly video podcast, “3 Minute Art Therapy”, and was recently featured on “The Science of Happiness/ SoulPancake” as the expert Art Therapist. Ms. Hayes has an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design in New York City and a graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California.