Mariah Dancing (she/they)

Accepting Clients

I work with clients to channel the transformative power of art-making into their lives.

Art Therapist in Oakland, CA

  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Contact
  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Child
  • Adolescent/Teen
  • Group
  • Medication Management

About My Clients

I see clients of all ages who have an interest in addressing their issues using guided artistic creativity.

My Background and Approach

I have a BA in Studio Art, an MA in Marriage and Family Therapy and an MA in Art Therapy. Although I have completed all of my supervised hours I do not maintain an MFT license and I practice only under my Art Therapy credential with the Art Therapy Credentials Board. With art at the center of the therapeutic process, I embrace person-centered, narrative, attachment and solution-focused theoretical orientations. My style is warm and accepting. I have worked for organizations and agencies serving the neurodiverse community as well as veterans. Before becoming a therapist, I worked with young children for 20+ years.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I believe in protecting and advocating for the most vulnerable among us. I believe in justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. I believe Black Lives Matter! I believe Trans Lives Matter! I believe no human is “illegal.” I believe in decolonization! I believe Love is Love.

At A Glance

  • Experience: 8 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $100 - 200/session


(650) 741-3320 Email Mariah
5735 Shattuck Ave.
Oakland, CA

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