Artwork for podcast The Labyrinth and the Thread
Clara Donaldson on working with creative clients as a therapist
Episode 1110th September 2021 • The Labyrinth and the Thread • Amelia Aldred
00:00:00 00:17:06

Share Episode

Shownotes

Many thanks to our guest Clara Donaldson. Clara is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who lives and works in Chicago. She delivers therapy in a group private practice in Wicker Park and has experience counseling individuals, couples, and children for a variety of mental health issues. She is especially passionate about counseling creative folks, since she is a violinist and a member of the music community. Clara has delivered presentations on musician mental health at Northwestern University, and is on the Board of Directors of Sound Mind, a nonprofit organization devoted to ending stigma surrounding mental illness in the classical music world. She holds an Ed.S. Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Loyola University Chicago and a B.Mus. Degree in Violin Performance from Northwestern University. To connect with Clara about mental health services, email her at claradonaldsonlcpc@gmail.com

The Labyrinth and the Thread focuses on mental health and creativity. If you need support, here are some resources to find mental health professionals:

Psychology Today Directory: National directory of therapists

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists

Therapy for Black Girls: Find trusted, culturally competent therapists

https://therapyforblackgirls.com/

Trans Lifeline: Peer support by and for trans people

https://translifeline.org