Teisha Brown is one of the founders of Power of Paint Art Academy & Management. She is a Licensed Psychotherapist in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a certified clinical trauma professional, a grief specialist, and a nationally certified counselor. Her educational background includes a B.A. in Psychology from Chestnut Hill College, and a M.A. in Professional Clinical Counseling from LaSalle University. She is currently working on her MBA at Delaware Valley University. Ms. Brown currently serves as the organization's Executive Director. Additionally, she functions as our in-house psychotherapist.
Ms. Brown originates from Jamaica and moved to America in her late teens. As a West Indian, she values honesty, integrity, individuality, hard work, creativity, education, family, free expression, and community. Ms. Brown has incorporated her passion for talk therapy with expressive means as a way of promoting a safe space for participants to create, share, and form meaningful bonds. Although she mainly handles our behind the scene operations and therapeutic aspects, she often doubles as an instructor and regularly engages with customers. Her hands on approach, core values, dedication to our cause, and compassion for our students are what makes Ms. Brown an incomparable asset to P.O.P Art Academy.
With the understanding that no single approach is the right one for every individual, Ms. Brown utilizes various modalities in her practice. As a result of her eclecticism, she uses cognitive behavior therapy, gestalt therapy, holistic/integrative therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, play therapy, family therapy, and narrative therapy. She has worked with various populations to address trauma, grief, and loss, relationship issues, behavior modification, inner child issues, substance abuse, parent-child interactions, mental health symptoms (such as anxiety and depression), abandonment, stress management, identity disorders, personality disorders, and self-esteem, among others. Additionally, Ms. Brown possesses a vast array of skills, including coding & web applications, web development, and monitoring, and marketing.