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Recreating Dawn ~ Trauma Recovery through Art Therapy & Counseling 


Joyous Williams

Hi, Joy here! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Art Therapist based out of Cleveland, Ohio. I love what I do. I get to help humans cope with life's challenges, like grief, loss, stress, relationship problems, and traumatic events.
Sometimes, we even have fun doing it! 

With me, clients know they have a warm and straight-forward therapist, who skillfully supports and challenges them towards new perspectives. I will guide you on your journey to overcome "stuck-ness" and pain with humor, a little dose of reality, plus a whole lot of creativity. I practice non-judgemental Person-Centered approaches with a dash of CBT, Existential therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Trauma-Informed Brain-based Neuroscience to back it up.

No stranger to breathtaking surprises or suffering, I connect with anyone on the arduous journey of self-exploration, healing, and, ultimately, hope. 

Ready for some Help?  Email me today, just click the blue button below! I'm here for you. 

  • LGBTQIA+ Friendly.

  • Racial Justice Allied.

  • Poly / Ethical Non-Monogamy Friendly.

  • Kink Allied.

As a  therapeutic healing practitioner, 
I acknowledge my inherent privilege as a white cis woman. I'm on a lifelong journey of allied activism. I am open to feedback when I get something wrong -  I welcome & honor your lived experience.


As a Board Certified Art Therapist through the ATCB (Art Therapy Credentials Board) I am available for professional supervision of ATR-P candidates and interns.

Whether it's Individual, Family or a Relationship session, We've got your healing needs covered through creative exploration.

As a specialist in the Expressive Arts, Trauma Recovery, Neuro-developmental approaches to therapy and an all around creatively minded Professional, I am available to consult on  program development, specific cases and/or therapeutic skill development. 

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