Leah Friedman

Assistant Professor, Transpersonal Art Therapy Chair
Core Faculty


BA in Contemplative Art Therapy - Core Faculty
MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Transpersonal Art Therapy - Core Faculty


BA, Art Therapy, Capital University
MA, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology: Art Therapy, Naropa University

Leah Friedman is a board certified art therapist, educator, facilitator and specialist in therapeutic relationships, and group dynamics. Her background blends professional counsel, creative problem solving and education. Trained in mindfulness, visual literacy, and psychology, she supports students to cultivate exceptional therapeutic skills. 

Leah deeply values seeing adult individuals and couples transform and heal in her private practice. She believes maintaining both teaching and active therapeutic work furthers the opportunity to explore how theory translates into practice. In her personal time she enjoys making art, samba dancing, eating dim sum, and super hero movies.