from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/sources/kemi-yemi-ese/
Kemi Yemi-Ese is a therapist, visual artist, and disability rights advocate based in Austin, Texas. Her paintings focus on her experiences living with a disability and are inspired by her Nigerian heritage.
As a licensed professional counselor and certified rehabilitation specialist, Yemi-Ese uses expressionistic interventions and other methodologies to help clients struggling with anxiety, trauma, and thought disorders.
In 2006, Yemi-Ese was injured in a car accident, causing her to use a wheelchair for mobility.
Yemi-Ese holds a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from Baylor University. Her master’s in clinical rehabilitation counseling is from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
Expertise: Disability, counseling, anxiety, coping skills, thinking disorders, art therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy
Location: Austin, Texas
Phone: (512) 522-1382
Heard on PBS: “Arts in Context”
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