Books, websites, documentaries, and supplements that I endorse.


  • Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach by Howard Glasser
  • The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron
  • The Invisible String by Patrice Karst


Cassandra Lee Walker

Expressive Arts Facilitator & Micro Business Mentor

Inclusion Warriors

Anthony Parham


Circle of Life Therapies

Jana Crosby


Dr. Judith Greer Essex

LMFT, Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, MA in Dance Therapy

Expressive Arts Institute SD

Tish Mcallise Sjoberg

Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, Coach, Consultant, and Art Maker

Expressive Arts San Diego

Teaching Artists/Mentors

Rodney Rodrigo McCoubrey

Environmental Folk Artist

Rodrigo’s Recycled Art

Hanna Gundrum

Illustrator and Muralist/Creative Mentor

Little House Ink

kirstin Green

Mosaic Artist and Educator

Creative Non-Profit Organizations

New Village Arts, Carlsbad

New Village Arts creates adventurous artistic experiences to awaken the human spirit. NVA strongly believes that theatre and arts experiences should be accessible to ALL people and has become a leader in equity, diversity, and inclusion in San Diego.

Revision, San Diego

Revision Project is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide inclusive access to art, culture, social practice and environmental education through the framework of a creative workspace.

Able Arts Work, San Diego

Since 1982, Able ARTS Work has played a significant role in providing meaningful day programming for adults with developmental disabilities. Using the creative arts as a tool to develop and strengthen social and developmental skills, our primary focus is to encourage and support artists with disabilities in their creative expression through inclusive community participation.

Art Reach San Diego

Igniting youth creativity through visual arts expression and community connection.

A Reason To Survive (ARTS)

ARTS lifts young people in the South County region of San Diego to become confident, compassionate, and courageous community builders through the transformative power of creativity.

Youth Support

San Diego Youth Services (SDYS)

SDYS is a nonprofit organization providing resources to empower youth to reach their highest potential.

San Diego LGBT Community Center

A nonprofit organization advancing equity for San Diego’s diverse LGBTQ community through culturally responsive programs and more.

Oasis Clubhouse

TAY-specific clubhouse in the county of San Diego

Aims to empower youth (16-25) to become active members of their community.