MAAT President

Sydney P. Tremont MA, LPC, ATR-BC, ACS

Sydney P. Tremont MA, LPC, ATR-BC, ACS is the Director of Art Therapy at FairSky Foundation a Democratic counseling center located in Michigan with the mission to “provide personalized psychological care to individuals, couples, families, communities and organizations, recognizing both the individual and shared humanity of all people.” Sydney received her BA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2010 and her MA in counseling with a specialization in art therapy in 2015 from Wayne State University. Sydney is a fully Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC) and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). She is passionate about educating the community on the benefits of art therapy, building opportunities for art therapists in the mental health field, supporting internship opportunities for students, networking and political advocacy.


MAAT President-Elect

Janna VanderBand, MSAT, ATR-P

Janna is employed as an art therapist through the Counseling Center of West Michigan as well as providing art therapy groups for Sanford House Addiction Treatment Centers. In 2014, Janna received her BAA in Two Dimensional Art from Central Michigan University and in 2017 she received her MS in Art Therapy with a Concentration in Counseling from Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Janna is a Provisional Registered Art Therapist (ATR-Provisional) and is also working towards her certification in perinatal mental health (PMH-C) through Postpartum Support International (PSI). Her private practice work often focuses on healing difficult journeys into motherhood and supporting parents through this difficult identity shift. Janna is passionate about educating her community on the benefits of art therapy, expanding opportunities for art therapists, and expanding access to art therapy through legislative efforts..


MAAT Secretary

Position to be filled


MAAT Membership Chair

Autumn Heddy-Reed, MEd, ATR-BC, LLMSW

Autumn Heddy-Reed is a Board-Certified and Registered Art Therapist (ATR-BC) and a Limited Licensed Master Social Worker (LLMSW). Since 2014, she has been serving as the Membership Chair of the Michigan Art Therapy Association and has been an active member of the American Art Therapy Association since 2011. She earned her Master of Education with a concentration in Art Therapy from Wayne State University and a Master of Social Work from Michigan State University.

Autumn works full-time as a Crisis Counselor with children and families at a Child Advocacy Center in Flint, MI, utilizing Art Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and other treatment approaches that focus on sensory, regulation, and attachment. She is also a Lecturer at the University of Michigan-Flint, instructing Introduction to Art Therapy courses at the undergraduate level. Autumn also has several years’ experience supporting children and families affected by foster care in Southeast Michigan through therapeutic arts programming and several additional years’ experience supporting children with socio-emotional and academic development in the Seattle Public Schools, Flint Community Schools, and Genesee Intermediate School District.


MAAT Delegate to the Assembly of Chapters

Alison Maples, MA, LPC, ATR

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 Treasurer

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 Publicity Chair

Kathy Schnur, ATR-BC, RN, BSN. CTS

Currently working with children and teens who have experienced trauma at Crossroads for Youth in Oxford Michigan. Available to speak about Art Therapy, creativity, and wellness.
Experienced and available for Supervision with folks interested in obtaining ATR. Graduate in Art Therapy. from WSU in 2008. Supervision training completed 2018. Former MAAT membership chair 2009-2010.
Published author and experienced speaker about Art Therapy. Training in Sandplay Therapy, Jungian based, supervised by Dr Barabra Turner.


MAAT Community Outreach

Angie Bolton, MA, LPC, ATR

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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