Jessica Whitesel, LPC, ATCS
Core Assistant Professor
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Transpersonal Art Therapy Concentration
MA in transpersonal art therapy, Naropa University, 2004
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Transpersonal Art Therapy Concentration
Introduction to Art Therapy, Art Therapy: Theory and Applications, Group Counseling, Counseling for Child and Adolescent Populations, Counseling and Helping Relationships I and II, Internship I and II, Internship Studio Methods, Jungian Psychology, Counseling Practicum.

Jessica Whitesel, LPC, ATCS, is an assistant professor of art therapy at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, as well as clinical supervisor for the Naropa Community Counseling Center. Jessica is a licensed professional counselor, a board-certified art therapist, and an art therapy clinical supervisor. She maintains a private practice working with children, adolescents, and adults, and specializes in trauma, dissociation and attachment issues. Her focus includes the integration of EMDR and creative arts therapy, dissociative processes, and Jungian and psychoanalytic approaches to trauma.

  • Whitesel, J. (2023). (in press). Seeing in the dark: a view into dissociation and healing. Journal of Analytic Psychology.
  • Whitesel, J. & Friedman, L. (2022). Jungian and Psychoanalytic Approaches to Art Therapy. In Rastogi, M. (ed.), Foundations of Art Therapy. Elsevier.
  • Whitesel, J., Platt, J., & Hiebert, M. (2013). Doodles, Drawings, and Ditties: A Somatosensory Manual. Introduction by Bruce Perry, MD. Denver: Mount Saint Vincent Home.

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