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Mindfulness Based Creative Arts Institute offers online and live courses, workshops and coaching in trauma informed mindfulness practices, expressive and therapeutic arts, behavioral medicine and meditative arts.


Specializing in holistic therapeutic art life coaching and expressive arts facilitation that incorporates trauma informed mindfulness practices and holistic wellness through certified and licensed professionals.

Mindfulness Based, Trauma Sensitive Therapeutic Arts Practitioner and Facilitator Certification 

enrolling soon!

 We offer individualized and group mindfulness based, trauma informed wellness programs for people in any stage of life or recovery, person growth, and  complimentary and alternative integrated medicine for all walks of life, ages and art experience levels. No art experience required!



You are the Universe in ecstatic motion. - Rumi

If you are looking for a different experience in creating art where no art experience is required, that incorporates different modes of expression from visual art to poetry, then try one of our workshops.

Our facilitator is a licensed and certified art educator and mental health practitioner with specialized training in trauma, mindfulness, expressive and therapeutic art and addictions, who has decades of experience in teaching expressive arts groups and facilitating trauma sensitive mindfulness practices for all ages. 

New groups are always forming for live workshops in the Kansas City Metro Area.  We have provided expressive arts groups to nonprofits, churches and schools and trained school district personnel and school site personnel in Trauma Basics, Trauma Informed Classroom Development, Social Emotional Learning and Expressive Art for Stress Relief. 

Online courses will be available in 2020.  Sign up to be the first to know when on our email list.  Therapeutic Art Pracitioner, Mindfulness and Trauma Basics courses will be available online too.






For more information on workshops, classes, personalized coaching or support group facilitation contact us.


These are foundational requirements to the Therapeutic Art Certification.

The real meditation is how you live your life.  -Jon Kabat-Zin

Certified Mindfulness Based, Trauma Informed, Therapeutic Arts Practitioner and Facilitator

Certificate in Trauma Informed Classrooms

Certificate Mindfulness and SEL in the Classroom

Certificate in Sacred and Spiritual Arts

  • Expressive Arts Workshops

  • SoundScape Therapy™ and Sound Therapy

  • NeuroArt Therapy

  • Mandala Therapy

  • Lectio Divina Therapy™

  • Visio Divina Therapy™

  • Bible and Sacred Text Journaling™

  • Archetypes and JourneyCards

  • Art for Stress Relief

  • Integrating Mindfulness into the Classroom

  • Integrating Mindfulness Based, Trauma Informed, Social Emotional Learning into Children's Expressive Arts Groups

  • Trauma Informed Classroom and more!


“Creativity takes courage.”

Henri Matisse