Kelly DeSousa, ATR-BC, RYT

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Contact Information
Phone: 904-520-4191
Address:
5270 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082
Therapist Details
Introduction:

Art Therapy is an integrative mental health and human services profession that enriches the lives of individuals, families, and communities through active art-making, creative process, applied psychological theory, and human experience within a psychotherapeutic relationship. Art therapy can access the mind, body, and emotions in ways that are distinct from verbal expression alone. Treatment is personalized to meet the needs individuals with a range of ages and abilities.

Expertise: Individual art therapy, small group therapy, creativity workshops
Other Practice Areas:
  • Aspergers
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Disabilities
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • OCD
  • PTSD
Background:

I'm a master's level mental health clinician, board-certified art therapist, certified yoga instructor, and licensed special educator. I've received formal advanced training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Exposure and Response Therapy (ERP) for OCD and anxiety. I received my Master's in art therapy from Florida State University and am credentialed nationally by the Art Therapy Credentials Board.

Fees (From): $45.00
Fees (To): $175.00
Accepting New Clients:
  • Yes
Telehealth:
  • Yes
Services:
  • Adolescent/Teen Therapy
  • Child Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
Orientation:
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment Theory
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy
  • Expressive Art Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness-based
  • Sand Tray
  • Sensorimotor
  • Somatic Therapy (Body Centered)
Accepted Insurance:
  • Self-Pay
Group Therapy
Group Therapy:
  • Group Therapy is Not Available
Experience
Experience:

I have over a decade of experience in the field of arts and healthcare. I am co-founder of Indigo Art Therapy Studio LLC and co-founded a nonprofit art center supporting artists with disabilities. I've worked in outpatient rehabilitation, hospitals, behavioral health, and classroom settings. I have provided trainings and workshops on art therapy, mindfulness, and accessibility. As an individual with disabilities myself, I genuinely understand what it means to lead an adaptive lifestyle.

License:
  • Board Certified Art Therapist
License Number: 15-056