Associate Clinical Professor, Director of Art Therapy Graduate Programs
Creative Arts Therapies Department
1601 Cherry Street, Room 7105
Dr. Kaiser is the Director of Graduate Art Therapy Programs in the Department of Creative Arts Therapies. She is also Chair of the Research Committee of the American Art Therapy Association, and serves on review boards for Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association and the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. Dr. Kaiser received a PhD in Counselor Education from The College of William and Mary and an MS in Art Therapy from Eastern Virginia Medical School. She has practiced art therapy in numerous psychiatric and community settings as well as in private practice.
Dr. Kaiser has published and presented nationally on art therapy research, art therapy with clients with substance abuse diagnoses, and is known for developing an art therapy assessment for evaluating attachment security. She has taught research courses for several different universities and advised over thirty master’s thesis projects, taking great pleasure often in mentoring students to present and publish their work.