Peggy Kolodny is a trauma-focused Licensed and Board Certified Art Psychotherapist and graduated from George Washington University. She is the co-founder of the Art Therapy Collective, a private practice in Owings Mills, Maryland. Peggy is certified certified as a Level 3 EMDR practitioner making her one of the few art therapists practicing an integrative approach with advanced trainings in both these models. She also holds a Level 2 certificate of completion in EMDR (but is not certified) and has a Level 2 certificate in IFS.
As adjunct faculty for University of Maryland School of Social Work, Peggy teaches an advanced clinical course on Art Therapy. She also serves as workshop faculty of Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars, Child Welfare Academy, annual faculty for the Expressive Therapies Summit in NYC, annual guest lecturer at GWU Art Therapy program, among other workshop faculties. Recent honors include curator for the exhibit, Art. Therapy. for the New Day Campaign and four presentations for The American Art Therapy Association’s 2016 national conference.
Past experiences include President of Maryland Art Therapy Association, Chairperson of Central Maryland Sexual Abuse Treatment Task Force, Vice-chair of the Maryland chapter of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children. Past academic positions include adjunctive faculty of Maryland Institute College of Art and Goucher College.