Adjunct Faculty

Albert, Rachel

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Rachel Albert has been an art therapist and art teacher in the Washington, DC Metro area for 19 years.

Baldwin, Jennifer

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Jennifer Bettini Baldwin, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT is a graduate of The George Washington University Art Therapy Graduate program.

Brancheau, Denise (Deni)

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Deni Brancheau holds a Master’s in Art Therapy and an Education Specialist Degree (Ed.S), both from George Washington University.

Bunkley, Deborah

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Deborah Bunkley, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT, received her Master of Arts in Art Therapy from GW and was the recipient of the Elizabeth Bapst Award.

Chilton, Gioia

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Gioia Chilton, MA, ATR-BC is a Doctor of Philosophy Candidate at Drexel University’s Creative Arts Therapies Ph.D. Program.

Councill, Tracy

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Tracy Councill received her MA in Art Therapy from The George Washington University in 1988.

Cox, Carol Thayer

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Formerly assistant professor and assistant director of The George Washington University’s Art Therapy Program (1988-1998), Carol rejoined the faculty in 2008.

Doby-Copeland, Cheryl

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Cheryl earned a doctorate in School Psychology from Howard University and her Masters in Art Therapy from Pratt Institute.

Efodzi, Martina

Art Therapy Program

Martina E. Efodzi, M.Div., MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT, LCPC, LPC is a Board-Certified Art Therapist, Licensed Clinical Professional Art Therapist...

Faulkner, Kimberly

Art Therapy Program

Kimberly Faulkner, ATR-BC, LCAT (N.Y.), came to the art therapy department in 2020 with over fifteen years of experience in the field.

Goerdt, Miki

Art Therapy Program

Miki Goerdt is a Board-Certified Art Therapist and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia.

Knebel, Carrie

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Professorial Lecturer

Kolodny, Peggy

Art Therapy Program

Peggy Kolodny, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT graduated from George Washington University with a Master's in Art Therapy in 1982.

Kraybill, Odelya Gertel

Art Therapy Program

Odelya Gertel Kraybill, Ph.D., LCPC, ACS has been an adjunct faculty in the GW Art Therapy department since 2016.

Milofsky, Leslie

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Professional lecturer

Nelson, Stacey

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Stacey Nelson, LCPC, LCPAT, ATR-BC has been teaching in the art therapy department since 2010.

Preston-Dillon, Dee

Art Therapy Program

Dee Preston-Dillon, MA, PhD, professor of psychology, founder of the Center for Culture and Sandplay and The Sand Therapy Training Institute.

Ruff, Mary Ellen

Art Therapy Program

Assistant Professor

Mary Ellen Ruff has her Master of Science in Art Therapy from Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Sabados, Diana

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Diana Sabados, MA, LCPC, LCPAT, LPC, ATR-BC, ATCS, ACS, received her Master of Arts in Art Therapy from the George Washington University

Scherr-Phillips, Missy

Art Therapy Program

adjunct faculty

Sunderland, Lida

Art Therapy Program

Lida M. Sunderland, LPC, LCPAT, ATR-BC began teaching in the art therapy department in 2021. She received her M.A. in Art Therapy from GW in 2016.

Tripp, Tally

Art Therapy Program

Art Therapy Clinic Director, Assistant Professor

Tally Tripp has been practicing Art Therapy for over 30 years, specializing in neurobiologically- based, experiential approaches for the treatment of trauma.

Vance, Lindsey

Art Therapy Program

Lindsey Vance, ATR-BC, LPC is a board certified art therapist, licensed professional counselor, art administrator, fine artist, educator, supervisor, and more

Wilkinson, Rebecca

Art Therapy Program

Professorial Lecturer

Rebecca Wilkinson is a graduate of the GW Graduate Art Therapy Program (1995). She is the co-founder of Creative Wellbeing Workshops.

Williams, Katherine

Art Therapy Program

Katherine is an art therapist and psychologist in private practice. Former director of the Art Therapy Program, she now trains on-campus and on-site supervisors