Cheryl Doby-Copeland

Cheryl Doby-Copeland
Professorial Lecturer

Cheryl earned a doctorate in School Psychology from Howard University and her Masters in Art Therapy from Pratt Institute. She is a licensed professional counselor, and a licensed marriage and family therapist.  Cheryl is a founding clinician of the Parent Infant Early Childhood Enhancement (P.I.E.C.E.) program, which is an out patient clinic in the DC Government Department of Mental Health’s early childhood mental health initiative. Cheryl has over 35 years experience as an art therapist. She is the former chairperson of the American Art Therapy Association’s (AATA) Multicultural, Nominating and Ethics Committees. Since 1978, she has actively worked to promote multicultural competence in art therapy in conference presentations and publications. She is currently serving her second term as a Director on the board of the AATA.

Classes Taught

  • Social and Cultural Diversity and Art Therapy
  • Marital & Family Art Therapy Counseling