Department of Family Studies and Community Development

Faculty and Staff

Julia Andersen, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT


Office:   College of Liberal Arts Building, Suite 2210
Phone:   410-704-5851
Fax:   410-704-3612


M.A.: Art Therapy, The George Washington University

B.F.A.: Fine Art, Maryland Institute College of Art


Registered Art Therapist (ATR)

Board Certified Art Therapist (BC)

Licensed Clinical Professional Art Therapist by Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists (LCPAT)

Courses Taught

FMST 345/545 Introduction to Art Therapy

Areas of Professional and Research Interest

  • Art therapy
  • Body image
  • Clinical internships and supervision for graduate art therapy students
  • Community arts programs
  • Art education and Love Your Tree arts program
  • Suicide prevention
  • Bereavement
  • Eating disorders

Recent Publications

Andersen, J. (2013). Reflections of body image in art therapy: Exploring self through metaphor and multimedia by Margaret R. Hunter. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley. Book review In Art Therapy Vol.30, 1, p 51-53.

Andersen, J. (2011). Creating community collaborations: Art therapy for survivors of suicide. Oral proceedings of The American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference. Savannah, Georgia.

Andersen, J. (2008). The body outline drawing technique: Clinical considerations for eating disordered trauma survivors. In Creative Therapies with Eating Disorders. Stephanie L. Brooke Ed., Chicago: Charles Thomas.






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