Anin Utigaard: Utilizing Expressing Arts Through A Person-Centered Lens
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Anin on Anin Utigaard, who joined me on episode 183 of the podcast, is a licensed Marriage Family Therapist and Registered Expressive Arts Therapist based in San Francisco, who uses the Person-Centered approach in her practice with groups and individuals of all ages.
Anin was a founding Co-Chair for the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association and a faculty member of the Person-Centered Expressive Therapy Institute for over ten years, a program founded by Natalie Rogers, Carl Rogers‘ daughter.
Anin is adjunct professor with JFK University and has presented her work nationally and internationally since 1992. Her work with trauma and adolescents began at ThunderRoad in Oakland in 1991, where she used expressive arts therapy with teens dealing with substance abuse as well as trauma.
Anin has a fine arts and professional music background, and believes that the arts are a transformative power that can change the world we live in.