Maia Wheeler is a Nationally Registered Art Therapist through the Art Therapy Credentialing Board, and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who received her Master’s Degree in Art Therapy from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). A member of the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association, she provides counseling, as well as creative consultation, to a number of individuals, groups, as well as small businesses and non profits. A graduate of Spelman College, in Atlanta, GA, and highlighted for her work with individuals on the autism spectrum in the SAIC Alumni Spotlight, Maia came into her field after studying at Middlesex University, London and encountering the celebrated effectiveness of the Expressive Art Therapies. Maia is currently an guest lecturer through the Masters in Art Therapy and Counseling program through The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, teaching Introduction to Art Therapy as well as Group Art Therapy.
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