Linda is a local Art Therapist with an MA from Long Island University C.W. Post campus in Clinical Art Therapy. She is an ATR-BC (Art Therapist board certified with the American Art Therapy Association) as well as an LCAT (Licensed Creative Art Therapist with the New York State Board of the Professions). Just recently, Linda started a private practice, Unlock Your Heart Art Therapy, PLLC. She is also a visual artist who enjoys working in a variety of media. Over the past 13 years, she has had extensive experience working with people with ASD and DID, geriatrics, people with mental health challenges as well as the general population looking for a deeper understanding of themselves through art therapy and the power of the creative process. Compassion, kindness, and understanding are at the forefront of her approach as a clinician.