Nancy Barrett Chickerneo has been a therapist for over 33 years. A Licensed Professional Counselor with a Ph.D. in Art Therapy, a Masters in Religious Studies and EMDR certified. She is an expressive therapist who enjoys working with older adolescents and young adults
She is the author of Portraits of Spirituality in Recovery (1993) and Woman Spirit Awakening in Nature. (2008). Nancy designed and implemented an inpatient Art Therapy addiction treatment program for several years and was a Counselor and the Director of Educational Services at Central DuPage Pastoral Counseling Center for 20 years. She created and Directed a non-profit organization, SPA Sisters: Spirit, Place and Authentic Self for12 years, providing retreats and groups for women and girls in nature, inviting personal and spiritual growth for new insights and discoveries!
She has created a daylong therapy over the last 10 years which combines EMDR, Inner-Child Healing, Art Therapy and spirituality. Clients move from a posture of powerlessness to a position of hope, from feeling uncertain to knowing they are worthy! She helps her clients grow spiritually, if desired, as well as coming into more emotional freedom, with a new sense of who they are at core!