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Sherri Jacobs


Sherri Jacobs is a licensed clinical marriage and family therapist, registered art therapist and founder of Heartland Art Therapy, a private therapy practice in Kansas City. She is the past president of the Kansas Art Therapy Association, founder/license holder of TEDxOverlandPark, co-founder of the ARTicipation program at the Epsten Gallery, and co-founder the Art Heals program at InterUrban ArtHouse. Sherri is the 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the American Art Therapy Association. She is on the faculty of Avila University and teaches in the undergraduate art therapy program. She has presented multiple papers at the American Art Therapy Association’s national conferences and state art therapy conferences.

Sherri received a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Friends University, and a master’s degree in art therapy from The University of Illinois at Chicago. Her undergraduate degree is from The American University in Washington, D.C. She has worked for many years in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatric facilities, nursing homes, residential treatment facilities, with chronically ill patients, and many other settings. She is also a trained mediator in Johnson County, KS approved by the Supreme Court of Kansas.

 Sherri Jacobs
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