Tired of talking in therapy? Come create, nourish & awaken your nervous system.
Catherine Horan, a respected Psychotherapist, Registered Art Therapist, and Reiki Master holds three advanced degrees in Counseling, Art Therapy and Classical Italian Ceramic and Mosaic Art from Ravenna, Italy.
She practices the Mindfulness of DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), Solution Focused and Client Centered therapy at Catherine Horan Art Therapy and The Art and Psychotherapy Studio. Catherine is a certified Art Therapy Assessment Practitioner in The Diagnostic Drawing Series (DDS) and the Mandela Research Assessment Instrument (MARI).
She offers individual, family and group therapy for children, teens and adults in her professional Ceramic Art Studio; a nurturing setting and unique interactive environment where, under her expert guidance, patients can unlock their full human potential and lead happier, more productive lives.
A former Vice-President of the Connecticut Art Therapy Association; Catherine has successfully counseled numerous individuals and families wishing to transform their lives and achieve healthier, more meaningful relationships, both personally and professionally for thirty years.
A Ceramic artist for 24 years, Catherine had previously provided employee relations counseling at blue chip companies such as Conde Nast Publications, Gucci and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Her education and art background qualify her as a leader in the therapy field. She holds a BA in Elementary Education from New England College, an MS in Counseling from the University of Bridgeport, and an MS in Art Therapy from the College of New Rochelle.
As a testament to her passion and perseverance, Catherine was offered a three-year scholarship by the Italian government to study classical art, ceramics and mosaics at the Academia Bella Arte International Ceramics School in Ravenna, Italy. There, she earned the American equivalent of a Masters degree in Fine Arts.Catherine previously provided art therapy and counseling to patients at several facilities, including:
Have provided Art Psychotherapy and Art Therapy at the following:
The Life Solution Center of Darien; St. Vincent’s Hospital, Harrison, NY; Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY; Jerome M. Goldsmith Center for Adolescent Treatment, Hawthorne, NY; Superkids, Ridgefield, CT; Stanwich Congregational Church, Greenwich, CT; Fairchester Arts Conference, Greenwich Country Day School, Greenwich, CT; The Child’s School, Stamford, CT; Stamford Hospital; Sierra Tucson & Fairfield University Counseling Center; Seafield Center, Westhampton Beach, NY.