Janice Kitson MSW LCSW LCAS
Chain Saw Heart. In Memory of Ernie Kitson 1959-2013. All memorabilia from Ernie's office and shop junk drawers. By Janice Kitson
SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING
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Experiental Group Sessions
Group art projects utilizing play and art in order to enhance the recovery experience. Note to other practicioners: I will be happy to facilitate your groups in an art experience exercise while you are present.
Janice obtained a Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art, from Kennesaw State University GA. She has been leading creative art healing workshops since 2003. She received her Masters Degree in Social Work from Western Carolina University and is an Internationally Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist practicing in the state of North Carolina. Continuing education has included Attention Deficit Disorder treatment and Substance Abuse Specific Art Therapy techniques. Janice is also trained and specializes in: Brief Therapy (2-10 sessions), Motivational Interviewing Techniques, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder utilizing "Seeking Safety" ( Lisa Najavits), and in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT).
Janice has studied Meditation and Shamanism since 1988. In addition to her formal education she completed a 3-year folk healer apprentice ship in 2004. She has an eclectic background including travels in Australia, Peru, Mexico, the Caribbean, Canada, and 39 of the United States.
She has over 27 years of continuous clean and sober living and is familiar with numerous recovery techniques and tricks. Janice offers compassion and understanding, mixed with a sense of humor, in a blunt and honest manner.