Expressive Arts Therapy
Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology
School of Professional Psychology and Health
BFA, California State University, East Bay
MA, California Institute of Integral Studies
Jill K. Therrien, MA, LMFT, REAT, is an integrative therapist specializing in life transitions and sudden change accompanied by grief, loss, and/or trauma. She works with the Expressive Arts from a postmodern, collaborative approach, looking at systems and generational patterns to support clients in their wellness goals. Additionally she incorporates Narrative therapy, guided imagery, and spirituality into her practice. Her past experience as a therapist ranges from grief and loss counseling to school based clinical work. She spent the majority of her associate years working at a non-profit to support indigenous youth and families in Oakland, CA while simultaneously running a small private practice. Since 2018 she has focused on building her online practice, as well as teaching as an adjunct professor with the California Institute of Integral Studies. Jill K. Therrien is a Licensed MFT with the state of California, as well as a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist through the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA).