Why should I be unhappy? Every parcel of my being is in full bloom.-Rumi

Our Therapists

Contact a therapist that fits your needs directly. Contact information is underneath each therapist's description.

Blanche Brown, MS, LPC IT, LMFT-IT, RYT 200

Blanche Brown is an art therapist, licensed marriage and family therapist in training, and licensed professional counselor in training.  She has experience working with individuals needing treatment for PTSD, anxiety, depression, autism spectrum, mood disorders, and dual diagnoses.  Blanche employs a solution-focused, client-centered approach in collaboration with clients to provide tools necessary to implement the changes they desire.  She has been a professional artist for over 18 years and is a registered yoga instructor, mindfulness and wellness coach.

Her specialities include working with children on the autism spectrum and people who have experienced trauma.

Blanche is available for in-home/Sherman Park location self-pay sessions and in-home/Sherman Park location Milwaukee WRAP sessions. All are welcome. 

You may contact Blanche directly at 414-218-0087 or  blanchebrown@bloomtherapies.com

Jessica Bradway, MS, LPC, ATR, LMT

Jessica Bradway is an art therapist, professional counselor, and massage therapist. She earned a master’s degree in art therapy from Mount Mary University with an emphasis in counseling. She has clinical art therapy experience in trauma, domestic and sexual abuse, human trafficking, AODA residential and outpatient settings and has worked with children, adolescents, individuals, and families.

 

Her specialities include working with children and adolescents impacted by trauma. Jessica is also LGBTQIA friendly.

You may contact Jessica directly at jessicabradway@bloomtherapies.com

Amanda Rochwite Metropolus, MS, LPC, ATR

Amanda Rochwite Metropolus is an art therapist and professional counselor. She earned a master’s degree in art therapy from Mount Mary University with an emphasis in counseling. She has clinical art therapy experience in providing therapy during crisis, inpatient care, residential treatment, recidivism reduction programs, and within alternative and public schools. Amanda also volunteered for community programs advocating for art therapy and community collaboration, as well as with Heritage Camps for Adaptive Families, Inc.

 

Her specialties include working with children, adolescents, and their families. Amanda specializes in supporting those who are challenged by trauma, anxiety, stress, depression, suicidal thoughts, self doubt, and social, emotional or behavioral concerns. Amanda is also LBGTQIA+ friendly.

You may contact Amanda directly at amandametropolus@bloomtherapies.com

Laura Swift, MS, LPC, ATR

Laura Swift is an art therapist, professional counselor, and adjunct faculty in the undergraduate art therapy program at Mount Mary University. She earned a master’s degree in art therapy from Mount Mary University with an emphasis in counseling. She has clinical art therapy experience in residential treatment, the public school system, and the juvenile justice system and has worked with children, adolescents, families, adults with developmental disabilities, and the elderly. 

 

Her specialties include working with youth that have experienced trauma and/or are involved in the juvenile justice system. Laura is also LGBTQIA friendly. 

You may contact Laura directly at 414-436-9555 or lauraswift@bloomtherapies.com

Erin Bostelmann, MA, LPC, ATR

Erin Bostelmann has been working as both an art therapist and professional counselor for nearly 5 years.  Her specialties include working with young people and adults who have experienced sexual abuse, abuse through coercion, and/or are a parent of a child who has experienced abuse. Erin completed her Master of Art in Art Therapy and Counseling from Southwestern College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Erin has experience working with people who identify as LGBTQ and is LGBTQ friendly. 

 

You may contact Erin directly at 414-939-5695 or erinbostelmann@bloomtherapies.com

Caitlin Walsh, MS, LPC, ATR

Caitlin Walsh is an art therapist and professional counselor with experience working with individuals, couples, and in group therapy settings.  Caitlin completed her Master of Science in Art Therapy from Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

 

Her specialties include working with adolescents and adults who struggle with anxiety, depressionOCD, and eating disorders. Caitlin has experience working with people who identify as LGBTQ and is LGBTQ friendly.

 

You may contact Caitlin directly at 414-899-5915 or caitlinwalsh@bloomtherapies.com

Emily Nolan DAT, LPC, ATRL BC,

RYT​ 200

Dr. Emily Nolan is an licensed art psychotherapist, professional counselor, and an assistant professor in the Art Therapy graduate program at Mount Mary University. Dr. Nolan has presented nationally and internationally, and written many scholarly publications. 

Her specialties include working with people and groups who have experienced trauma, and those needing help adjusting to life transitions.  Dr. Nolan has experience working with people who identify as LGBTQ and is LGBTQ friendly.  

 

Dr. Nolan is also the president of the Wisconsin Art Therapy Association, WATA 

You may contact Dr. Nolan directly at 414-378-0602 or emilynolan@bloomtherapies.com

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2230 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

Milwaukee, WI  53207

Interested in becoming an art therapist? 

Visit:

Mount Mary University Art Therapy Program

Phone: 414-870-8624

Fax: 414-486-7777