MAAT President

Amy Rostollan-Hamman, MEd. ATR-BC

Amy Rostollan-Hamman is a board certified art therapist (ATR-BC), with a Master’s of Education Degree in Art Therapy from Wayne State and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan. Amy has worked the last eight years at Acadia Stonecrest Center, an inpatient psychiatric hospital in Detroit. She currently is Assistant to the Director and Art Therapist at the Ennis Center for Children in Pontiac. Amy works with individuals who have been affected by foster care and helps facilitate the Fostering Creativity Program, at both the Flint and Pontiac locations. Amy has also trained interns from Wayne State University and has participated in supervising new professionals who are working towards attaining their credentials. Amy feels the act of art making, communication of visual imagery and mindfulness can empower the client and give them a sense of healing and journey. Amy currently lives in Clawson Michigan and enjoys dogs, MINI-Coopers, art, traveling and spending time with her husband Josh.

MAAT President-Elect

Rachel Green, LMSW, MEd. ATR

Rachel Green works at Beaumont Hospital Farmington Hills in the Geropsychiatric Unit. After hours, she also has a private practice, Expressions Counseling, LLC, and incorporates an eclectic modality to her therapeutic practice. She combines several approaches including, art therapy, cognitive-behavioral techniques, strengths-based, systems, and person-center. Rachel looks for the strengths in her clients and helps them to understand how their situation can be influenced by a number of factors including their thoughts, emotions, social interactions, and environment. Rachel is licensed in the state of Michigan as a Licensed Master’s Level Social Worker (LMSW) and a Registered Art Therapist (MEd. A.T.R.) Wayne State University. She also certified in Gerontology. When Rachel is not helping clients, she loves working on her Manga comic and a variety of other art forms.

MAAT Secretary

Laura Fuller, LPC, ATR

Laura Fuller is a Registered Art Therapist (ATR), a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and is working on her Certified Addictions Alcohol and Drug Counseling endorsement. Additionally, she is certified to provide clinical supervision to Limited Licensed Professional Counselors. In 2007 Laura graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor degree in Psychology and in 2012 earned her Master of Science degree in Art Therapy and Counseling from Eastern Virginia Medical School. Currently Laura works at The Guidance Center as a Multisystemic Therapist. In her position, she continues to gain experience with her preferred populations of families and children involved with the juvenile justice system.  Ultimately she is working towards her goal of being an art therapist in a juvenile detention center. Laura views art therapy as a therapeutic experience everyone can connect with without having to feel guarded in their self-expression. Art is an experience that enriches the soul and has the ability to convey more than words ever could. In her free time she loves spending time with her pet rabbits, working out, making art, and drinking obscene amounts of coffee.

MAAT Treasurer

Molly Schwarb, MS, ATR

Molly Schwarb is currently employed at StoneCrest Center in Detroit Michigan. She graduated with honors from Bowling Green State University, Ohio with a Bachelors of Fine Art in 3D studies with an emphasis in Sculpture and minor in Psychology. She later received a Master’s of Science in Art Therapy from Emporia State University. Molly’s professional experience includes working for Munro-Meyer Institute University of Nebraska Medical Center, Day camp for persons with intellectual, developmental and/or genetic disorders. She has also worked at various facilities including Marillac, The University of Kansas Hospital, helping kids with mental illness and behavioral health challenges transform their lives and Camp Carousel – Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care grief and bereavement camp. Molly believes Art Therapy is an essential field in health care just as art and creativity is essential to the human experience. Art therapy is not a modality to be used by other professions, but an independent profession to be used cooperatively with other fields. She looks forward to seeing Art Therapy as a respected and independent profession, which is affordable and available to all that seek it. With a balanced love for art and science, Molly loves being an art therapist and enjoys MANY different artistic hobbies. She loves to cook, paint, sculpt, create classical fiber arts, and spend time with her family, observing inspiring beauty of nature and support art therapy as a growing field.

MAAT Legislative Chair

Amber James, MS

Amber James is currently employed at Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital in Ferndale Michigan and St. John Oakland Hospital in Madison Heights Michigan. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from Siena Heights University. She later received a Master’s of Science in Art Therapy from Emporia State University. She is from the Downriver area in Southeast Michigan.

MAAT Membership Chair

Autumn Heddy-Reed, M.Ed., ATR

Autumn Heddy-Reed is a registered art therapist (ATR) and Program Director for Fostering Creativity at Ennis Center for Children. Fostering Creativity is a free Therapeutic Arts Program at Ennis Center’s Flint and Pontiac locations supporting children and families affected by foster care. Autumn is also a Lecturer I at the University of Michigan-Flint, instructing Introduction to Art Therapy courses. She earned her Master of Education in Art Education with a concentration in Art Therapy from Wayne State University in 2013 and is currently working towards her Master of Social Work from Michigan State University. Her art therapy-related experience includes: small-group sessions at Hurley Medical Center and McLaren-Flint and open-studio at the Art Experience. In 2012, she was awarded the American Art Therapy Association Anniversary Scholarship, and she was a panelist during AATA’s 44th Annual Conference in 2013.

Other professional experience includes several years supporting elementary and secondary students in the Flint Community Schools, Seattle Public Schools, and Genesee Intermediate School District through educational and behavioral services. While she has much experience working with children who have experienced complex trauma, she also enjoys working with adults/older adults. Autumn uses an integrative approach in her art therapy practice, consistently considering family systems and attachment theories.

MAAT Delegate to the Assembly of Chapters and Ethics Chairman

Alison Maples, MA, LLPC, Art Therapist

Alison Maples is a graduate of Wayne State University with a Masters of Art in Counseling and Art Therapy. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Ceramics and in Art History from the University of Toledo. She has recently opened Maples Creative Counseling in Milford Michigan and is accepting new clients for in office and video therapy sessions. Alison is both the Ethics Chairman for Michigan Association of Art Therapists and the Delegate for the Assembly of Chapters for the American Art Therapy Association. Alison currently lives in Hazel Park Michigan and Toledo Ohio and loves all puppies, playing video games, swimming, and performing.

MAAT Community Outreach

Angie Bolton, MA, LLPC, Art Therapist

Angie Bolton graduated in August, 2017 with her Masters in Counseling and Art Therapy from Wayne State University. She also has a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts, with a concentration in photography from Wayne State University. Angie is currently working as a counselor and art therapist at New Center Community Services in Detroit. As a therapist, she utilizes an integrative approach, drawing from trauma – informed, strength – based and mindfulness techniques. Angie has worked within the Community Mental Health, foster care and autistic populations and strongly believes that art therapy offers clients invaluable tools of self-expression and empowerment that cannot always be accessed through words. Angie lives in Detroit and enjoys coffee shops, sock monkeys and an endless supply of books.

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