Jennifer Beasley has taught all ages, from infants to retired adults through her work in parent-child programs, preschool to grade 12, higher education, and adult education. In her work as an art therapist, she has provided mental health services in a variety of settings including community mental health, inpatient psychiatric facilities, schools, nonprofit agencies, private practice, and refugee resettlement agencies. Much of her work has been with children and families navigating the educational system. She is interested in resilience, trauma, and mindfulness. In her work as an educator and therapist, she helps others identify and remove obstacles to live their best lives. Prior to starting her master’s program, she taught in Japan, the Navajo Nation, New Mexico, and Kentucky. She supports educators and administrators in her role with the Compassionate Schools Project in Louisville, Kentucky.
Beasley is a National Board Certified Art Therapist and Licensed Professional Art Therapist. Her clinical expertise is in trauma.
D.A.T., Mount Mary University
M.A., University of Louisville
B.A., University of Georgia