Gretchen M. Miller, MA, ATR-BC
Gretchen M. Miller, MA, ATR-BC is a Registered Board Certified Art Therapist practicing in Cleveland, Ohio. Gretchen has an interest in technology which includes creating, designing, and managing websites, forums, and blogging related to art therapy, social media, and community organizing. Gretchen is a Past President of Ohio’s Buckeye Art Therapy Association, former Web Editor for The American Art Therapy Association, served as Program Chair for AATA’s 40th Anniversary Conference, has served on AATA’s Journal Advisory Board, and involved with state advocacy issues related to the regulation of art therapy.
Gretchen’s clinical practice currently specializes in the area of childhood trauma and loss, working with youth and families impacted by domestic violence. Her work in trauma intervention motivated her to become a Certified Trauma and Loss Consultant through the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children. Gretchen presents regionally and nationally on the application of art therapy, is a guest lecturer, post-graduate supervisor, and Adjunct at Ursuline College’s Master of Arts in Art Therapy & Counseling Program in Pepper Pike, Ohio. In her own art and creative process Gretchen enjoys finding inspiration and discovering transformation through working with mixed media, painting, collage, altered art and short films.