Sue Ann Herron, Ph.D. is the Director and Executive Faculty of the two-year Person-Centered Expressive Arts Program titled Expressive Arts for Healing and Social Change. She is on the faculty of Existential, Humanistic, & Transpersonal Psychology at Saybrook University and Meridian University and previously taught the PCEAT program at Sofia University.
Dr. Herron has co-facilitated PCEAT training programs with Dr. Natalie Rogers for psychology students, educators, counselors, and healthcare professionals from around the world.
She completed a clinical postdoctoral fellowship at AgeSong in San Francisco where she enjoyed using PCEAT with the community of elders. In addition, she has led PCEAT workshops for women’s spirituality groups, teenagers, and bereaved children.
Dr. Herron’s dissertation, Natalie Rogers: An Experiential Psychology of Self-Realization Beyond Abraham Maslow and Carl Rogers, was published in 2010. As Natalie Rogers’s official biographer, one of Dr. Herron’s professional goals is to chronicle and elevate Natalie Rogers’ work through her scholarly historical and biographical study and to promote her legacy and teachings around the world.
In the 2015-2017 program, Dr. Herron is assisted by PCEAT graduate interns who are currently working in the field.
Allison Wilson, 2015-2016 Program Graduate, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Alaska. She worked for many years as a school counselor, spiritual coach and adjunct faculty. Allison earned her doctorate in Organizational Systems from Saybrook University and is passionate about group development. Her dissertation describes how facilitators contribute to group synergy and collective resonance.
Helen Garcia has a Diplomat in Movement as a Pedagogical Resource and a Certificate in Teaching in her native Dominican Republic where she lives and works. Also a life coach, Helen offers workshops in Person-Centered Expressive Arts integrating improvisational music making with percussion instruments. She is passionate about using this work to integrate groups and communities.
The Person-Centered Expressive Arts program has been life changing for many people. Contact our Executive Director, Dr. Sue Ann Herron to discuss whether the program is right for you.