Center for Creative Arts Therapy

Treatment Center, LCPC, RDT-BCT, REAT, MA

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Center for Creative Arts Therapy, LCPC, RDT-BCT, REAT, MA, Treatment Center in Downers Grove
(847) 686-3127 Website

Center for Creative Arts Therapy

Treatment Center, LCPC, RDT-BCT, REAT, MA


Center for Creative Arts Therapy
4336 Saratoga Ave
2nd Floor
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Call Ms. Azizi Marshall
(847) 686-3127


The Center for Creative Arts Therapy is a full-service, arts-based psychotherapy practice and training center, inspiring individuals and communities toward healing and growth. Compassionate, professional counseling and arts-based psychotherapy really can help you feel better, whether you suffer from mom stress, anxiety, teen pressures and behavioral issues, trauma, or the impact of a major life transition such as divorce or the loss of a loved one. With over 80 years of combined experience, the Center for Creative Arts Therapy is one of only a few creative arts therapy programs in the country offering all four creative arts treatment modalities (Music, Drama, Art and Dance/Movement Therapies). Through creative art expression our clients are able to heal and grow.


You and your family deserve a safe place where you can explore relationship struggles, gain self-acceptance, reduce stress, receive support, grieve a loss, and connect with others. The Center for Creative Arts Therapy offers a compassionate setting for the expression of feelings. Experience an innovative therapeutic community with licensed professionals trained in both an art modality and psychology, skilled in various art media, assessment, diagnosis, research and treatment. Our providers offer you a wide range of services, including art therapy, music therapy, dance/movement therapy, and drama therapy.


Our licensed Creative Arts Therapists can help you achieve optimal mental wellness through creative and therapeutic intervention. We are at the forefront in providing comprehensive arts therapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, families and communities. We help people live happier, better connected, less stressful lives by combining arts with proven psychological treatment. Call one of our friendly professionals for a free, confidential conversation on how the Center for Creative Arts Therapy can change your life.


  • Years in Practice: 4 Years
  • License No. and State: 180.009321 Illinois


  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: North American Drama Therapy Association / Registered Drama Therapist/BCT
  • Certificate Date: 2001
  • Certificate: International Expressive Arts Therapy Association / Expressive Arts Therapist
  • Certificate Date: 2001
  • Certificate: American Art Therapy Association / Registered Art Therapist
  • Certificate Date: 1997
  • Certificate: The Certification Board for Music Therapists / Music Therapist-BC
  • Certificate Date: 2010

Center for Creative Arts Therapy's Groups

Teen Art Therapy Support Group

The Teen Arts Therapy Support Group is a professionally led education and peer support program for teen girls, ages 13-18. It is an opportunity to come together to discuss the ups and downs of being a teen girl in a supportive and nurturing environment. The group provides a safe and non judgmental space for young women to learn through group discussions, share experiences, exchange information and gain support during an adjustment stage that can be a complex combination of stress, relationship issues and anxiety.

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Trauma Support Group

All too often the effects of trauma have an enduring impact on daily life, long after the original painful events have passed. This group uses current trauma theory to explore the ways trauma affects your body and brain and to teach useful skills that help you lead more peaceful lives in the present. Skills include meditation, recognizing triggers, interrupting old patterns and identifying thoughts, feelings and body sensations through the arts.

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First Responders Networking Group

We at the Center for Creative Arts Therapy believe in the promotion and healing of those individuals who dedicate their lives to the emergency services professions. These professions include Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, Military, Dispatchers, and Medical and Psychiatric Hospital Personnel. We provide a monthly networking group facilitated by our founder, an retired first responder with Riveredge Psychiatric Hospital. This support group is a group to help individuals recognize the signs and symptoms of work-related stress, including depression, anxiety, thoughts of suicide, aggressive behavior, and to regain a life filled with hope and healing.

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Center for Creative Arts Therapy
4336 Saratoga Ave
2nd Floor
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Call Ms. Azizi Marshall
(847) 686-3127
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infertility, Miscarriage, Loss of Child
  • Life Coaching
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Transgender
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Hispanic and Latino
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients
  • Veterans

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs
  • Continuing Care
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorder

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Dance/Movement Therapy
  • Drama Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Expressive Arts
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Music Therapy
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group


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Last Modified: 16 Jan 2018
Center for Creative Arts Therapy, LCPC, RDT-BCT, REAT, MA, Treatment Center in Downers Grove

Center for Creative Arts Therapy

Treatment Center, LCPC, RDT-BCT, REAT, MA