Wayne State University

Faculty / Staff

M.Ed. in Art Education, with an Art Therapy Concentration

Holly Feen, Ph.D., A.T.R.-BC, Coordinator

Dr. Feen completed her Ph.D. in Education at the University of Michigan.  She has a master's degree in art therapy from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, and has worked as an art therapist for twenty-plus years in adult psychiatry, closed head injury, and chemical dependency treatment programs. Holly is Associate Editor of Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). She also served two terms on the AATA Education Program Approval Board (EPAB), the board responsible for reviewing graduate programs in art therapy, and in 2006 was Faculty Convener of the Coalition of Art Therapy Educators. Holly has taught all the art therapy classes at one time or another. In recent years she has been teaching the research classes (TED 7000 and ED 7999), Internship: AED 7890, and AED 6320: Art Therapy: Introduction and Ethics.

 

Margaret Sands-Goldstein, M.Ed., A.T.R.-BC

Ms. Sands-Goldstein received her master's degree from Wayne State University, and BFA in photography from The Center for Creative Studies. She was the first art therapist to be hired by the State of Michigan under civil service job codes for art therapy. She is presently an art therapist for Common Ground, and previouslyworked as an art therapist at Henry Ford Sandcastles Bereavement Program, and at Kingswood Hospital. Margaret has taught Theory of Art Therapy; Aspects of Art Therapy: The Use of Mandalas in Art Therapy, as well as serving as clinical supervisor for internship, practicum,  and fieldwork students.

 

Karen Schurgin, Psy.D., A.T.R-B, LPC

Dr. Schurgin graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in 1990, and then worked in Florida for five years in an outpatient faculty.  She is currently living in Michigan, where she has been an art therapist in private practice since 1995, working with adolescents and young adults, individuals, families and couples and specializing in incest survivors and borderline personalities. She is past president of the Michigan Association of Art Therapy (position held for 5 years). For the last two years she has been working on her Educational Psychology Specialist Degree at the Center for Humanistic Students, which has enabled her to provide art therapy services to cancer patients. This work will go toward her doctorate in clinical psychology at the Union Institute Michigan Institute for Professional Psychology. She teaches AED 7340: Art Therapy with Adults, Assessment and Practice; and AED 6360: Aspects of Art Therapy: Advanced Ethics.

 

Deb Hanewich, M.Ed., A.T.R.

Ms. Hanewich is a Registered Art Therapist, working with small groups and individuals in private practice. She is a Teacher Consutant for the Washtenaw Intermediate School District and works with students needing reading intervention in a one-on-one setting. Deb has organized and produced several community arts experiences and founded the VSA Arts Washtenaw Affiliation. In her own work, Deb enjoys watercolor painting, drawing and collage. Deb teaches AED 6340 Theory of Art Therapy, AED 7380 Art Therapy  Practicum, and AED 7300 Studio Art Therapy.

 

Kate Sullivan, M.ED, MSW, LMSW, RN, ATR-BC

Ms. Sullivan is a graduate of the WSU art therapy program and also earned her MSW at the University of Michigan.  She worked as a Registered Nurse in multiple settings including as Director of an Emergency Dept.  As an Art Therapist she has worked with adolescent sexual offenders, HIV clients, and in substance abuse settings.  As a social worker she has worked primarily in a mental health setting.  Kate has been adjunct faculty in the art therapy department since 1997 and currently teaches Art therapy: Introduction and Ethics, Theory of Art Therapy, and Multicultural Issues in Art Therapy and Art Education.  In 2008 she will teach Art Therapy with Groups.   

 

Barbara McIntyre, Ph.D., LPC, ATR-BC

Dr. McIntyre is the Art Therapist for Oncology patients at Munson Medical Center, and Art Therapy Coordinator for Child and Adolescent Bereavement at Munson Hospice/Palliative Care Program, Traverse City, Michigan. She maintains a private practice specializing in loss and depression, and teaches at Wayne State University.

 

Dona Ohno, MSW, CSW, S. S.W., M.Ed.

Ms. Ohno works in the Detroit Public School systems a School Social Worker/Art Therapist/Sandplay Therapist. Dona has an undergraduate degree in fine arts and has had many exhibits of her xerography work. In Detroit Public Schools, she works with regular and special education elementary students. Dona also has twelve years experience with foster children, chronically mentally ill individuals and has worked and in private practice. Dona teaches the Aspects of Art Therapy: Sandplay class.

 

Linda Winter Ulrich

Ms. Winter Ulrich is an Art Teacher and Registered Art Therapist. Her work has focused on autism spectrum disorder since she received her Masters in Education from Wayne State University in 1987. Since then she has worked with school districts to promote awareness of the abilities of students with special needs. Inclusive involvement for children and development of the whole child through art are her focus. She has presented and facilitated workshops and programs with the Michigan Council for Exceptional Children, Michigan Art Education Association Conferences, parent, teacher, and administrator organizations of students with ASD, and local and intermediate school districts. She served as discipline specific chair on a three-year committee effort to develop an Interdisciplinary Certificate in Autism that is currently granted through the Michigan Department of Education. Ms. Ulrich is a 1974 graduate of Michigan State University, where she received her both her B.F.A. in Art Practice and a B.A. in Psychology with Honors. She also holds an Interdisciplinary Certificate in Autism and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  Linda teaches AED 7330: Art Therapy in the Schools.

 

Jim Brown, Ph.D.

Dr. Brown coordinates the Art Education component of our department. Jim completed his doctoral work at the Union Institute under the direction of Clark Moustakas. Additionally, Jim has extensive experience in art therapy, having completed some coursework in art therapy, and as an art instructor in a prison population. He is a fully licensed psychologist and has a private practice.

Faculty in MA in Counseling with an Art Therapy Concentration

Holly Feen, Ph.D., A.T.R.-BC, Co-Coordinator

Dr. Feen completed her Ph.D. in Education from the University of Michigan. She has a master's degree in Art Therapy from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio. She has worked as an art therapist for twenty plus years in adult psychiatry, closed head injury, and chemical dependency treatment programs. Holly is Associate Editor of Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). She also served two terms on the AATA Education Program Approval Board, the board responsible for reviewing graduate programs in art therapy, and in 2006 was Faculty Convener of the Coalition of Art Therapy Educators. Holly has taught all the art therapy classes at one time or another. In recent years, she has been teaching the research classes (TED 7000 and ED 7999), Practicum Seminar, AED 7890, and AED 6320: Art Therapy: Introduction and Ethics.

 

Stuart G. Itzkowitz, Ph.D., LPC, LP, NCC, Art Therapy and Counseling Co-Coordinator

Dr. Itzkowitz is a Senior Lecturer and University Counselor III and teaches CED 6070 Introduction to Counseling, CED 7040 Techniques of Counseling, and CED 7080 Career Development and Counseling.

 

Margaret Sands-Goldstein, M.Ed., A.T.R.-BC

Ms. Sands-Goldstein received her master's degree from Wayne State University, and BFA in photography from The Center for Creative Studies. She was the first art therapist to be hired by the State of Michigan under civil service job codes for art therapy. She is presently an art therapist for Common Ground, and previously worked as an art therapist at Henry Ford Sandcastles Bereavement Program, and at Kingswood Hospital. Margaret has taught Theory of Art Therapy; Aspects of Art Therapy: The Use of Mandalas in Art Therapy, as well as serving as clinical supervisor for internship, practicum,  and fieldwork students.

 

Karen Schurgin, Psy.D., A.T.R-BC, LPC

Dr. Schurgin graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in 1990, and then worked in Florida for five years in an outpatient facility. She is currently living in Michigan, where she has been an art therapist in private practice since 1995, working with adolescents and young adults, individuals, families and couples and specializing in incest survivors and borderline personalities. She is past president of the Michigan Association of Art Therapy (position held for 5 years). For the last two years, she has been working on her Educational Psychology Specialist Degree at the Center for Humanistic Students, which has enabled her to provide art therapy services to cancer patients. This work will go toward her doctorate in clinical psychology at the Union Institute Michigan Institute for Professional Psychology. She teaches AED 7340: Art Therapy with Adults, Assessment and Practice; and AED 6360: Aspects of Art Therapy: Advanced Ethics.

 

Deb Hanewich, M.Ed., A.T.R.

Ms. Hanewich is a Registered Art Therapist, working with small groups and individuals in private practice. She is a Teacher Consutant for the Washtenaw Intermediate School District and works with students needing reading intervention in a one-on-one setting. Deb has organized and produced several community arts experiences and founded the VSA Arts Washtenaw Affiliation. In her own work, Deb enjoys watercolor painting, drawing and collage. Deb teaches AED 6340 Theory of Art Therapy, AED 7380 Art Therapy  Practicum, and AED 7300 Studio Art Therapy.

 

Kate Sullivan, RN, MSW, CAC-I, ATR-BC

Ms. Sullivan worked as an art therapist in a chemical dependency treatment facility for five years. She has also been an art therapist with special populations: adolescent sex offenders and speech disordered clients. She has worked 20+ years in nursing, and is currently employed at Michigan Health Professionals Recovery Corp. (MHPRC) as a case coordinator. Kate teaches AED 7500 Multicultural Aspects of Art Education and Art Therapy, AED 6320 Art Therapy: Introduction and Ethics.

 

Barbara McIntyre, Ph.D., LPC, ATR-BC

Dr. McIntyre is the Art Therapist for Oncology patients at Munson Medical Center, and Art Therapy Coordinator for Child and Adolescent Bereavement at Munson Hospice/Palliative Care Program, Traverse City, Michigan. She maintains a private practice specializing in loss and depression, and teaches at Wayne State University.

 

Dona Ohno, MSW, CSW, S.S.W., M.Ed.

Ms. Ohno works in the Detroit Public School systems a School Social Worker/Art Therapist/Sandplay Therapist. Dona has an undergraduate degree in fine arts and has had many exhibits of her xerography work. In Detroit Public Schools, she works with regular and special education elementary students. Dona also has twelve years experience with foster children, chronically mentally ill individuals and has worked in private practice. Dona teaches the AED 6360 Aspects of Art Therapy: Sandplay course.

 

Linda Winter Ulrich, M. Ed., LPC, ATR

Ms. Winter Ulrich is an Art Teacher and Registered Art Therapist. Her work has focused on autism spectrum disorder since she received her Masters in Education from Wayne State University in 1987. Since then, she has worked with school districts to promote awareness of the abilities of students with special needs. Inclusive involvement for children and development of the whole child through art are her focus. She has presented and facilitated workshops and programs with the Michigan Council for Exceptional Children, Michigan Art Education Association Conferences, parent, teacher, and administrator organizations of students with ASD, and local and intermediate school districts. She served as discipline specific chair on a three-year committee effort to develop an Interdisciplinary Certificate in Autism that is currently granted through the Michigan Department of Education. Ms. Ulrich is a 1974 graduate of Michigan State University, where she received her both her B.F.A. in Art Practice and a B.A. in Psychology with Honors. She also holds an Interdisciplinary Certificate in Autism and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Linda teaches AED 7330: Art Therapy in the Schools: Assessment and Practice.

 

Jim Brown, Ph.D., LP

Dr. Brown coordinates the Art Education component of AED department. Jim completed his doctoral work at the Union Institute under the direction of Clark Moustakas. Additionally, Jim has extensive experience in art therapy, having completed some coursework in art therapy, and as an art instructor in a prison population. He is a fully licensed psychologist and has a private practice.

 

John Pietrofesa, Ed.D, LPC, LP

Dr. Pietrofesa teaches CED 6080 Theories of Counseling and CED 6720 Workshop in Substance Abuse. He is Professor, and Coordinator of the Counselor Education Masters Program.

 

Arnold B. Coven,  Ed.D., LPC, LP

Dr. Coven is an Associate Professor, teaches CED 7000 Introduction to Group Work, CED 7010 Group. He is the Editor of Dimensions in Counseling, the journal of the Michigan Counseling Association.

 

Delila Owens, Ph.D. LPC, SCL

Dr. Owens is an Assistant Professor and teaches CED 6070 Introduction to Counseling, and CED 7080 Career Development in Counseling. Her research interest lies in School Counseling.

 

Tami Wright, Ph.D., LPC

Dr. Wright coordinates the counseling practicum (CED 7150). She also teaches counseling internship (CED 7020) and coordinates the Counseling and Testing Center.