Founder & Executive Director, Board Member
Clinical Mental Health Counselor & Expressive Arts Therapist MA, ET
Nathalie founded First Aid of the Soul in February 2022 shortly after the full on invasion of Russia's war against Ukraine.
Cultural Ambassador & Trainer
MA, Mental Health Counselor
Natasha is a caring psychotherapist who provides mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults. She received her master’s in Clinical Counseling from Alliance Graduate School of Counseling, Nyack College, N.Y.
Director of Supervision
MS, ATR-BC, CLAT
Wendy is a board-certified, licensed art therapist with over 25 years of experience working directly with children and families in pediatric and psychiatric hospitals, and in school-based systems. She has facilitated creative arts therapy and psycho-educational groups for children, teens, and parents, and worked as a manager of an early intervention city-wide program for young children where we studied resiliency in early childhood. Wendy has volunteered with Operation Smile, serving in the role of Child Life Specialist.
Translator / Interpreter
Kateryna is a certified translator and interpreter with a Master’s degree in linguistics and 7+ years of experience in the language field, including, but not limited to conference interpretation, translation jobs with international businesses, and book translation with a strong focus on self-help books and clinical literature in the psychology field.
MA, BPC, UKCP, Integrative & Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist
Marsha is a BPC-registered psychoanalytic psychotherapist and a UKCP-registered Integrative psychotherapist and supervisor. She is a founding member of The Relational School and founding member of The London Psychotherapy and Trauma Centre. She has over 35 years of clinical experience working with adults, specializing in trauma and couples work.
MA, LMHC, EMDR, IFS
Christina is an expressive arts therapist, licensed mental health counselor, and clinical instructor in Boston, MA. She received her master’s degree from Lesley University, where she currently teaches as an adjunct instructor.
EDEN O SHORO
Co-Director, Board Member
Art Psychotherapist, MA, BAAT & EFAT, CAA, CCS - HCPC, DBS certified
Eden holds a masters's Degree in Art Psychotherapy and has specialist multidisciplinary training in Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Equine Lead Psychotherapy, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, and is soon to complete EMDR training.
KARIN von DALER
Therapeutic Support Supervisor & Coordinator
Authorized Psychologist, MA, MPF, REAT
Karin is an artist, author, Psychologist, and Expressive Arts Therapist and holds degrees from the United States and Denmark. She has authored several academic textbook chapters on her approach to expressive arts therapy,
Joanna is a visual artist, expressive arts therapist, and Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation) teacher based in Belgium. She holds a Ph.D. degree in visual arts and an MA degree in Expressive Arts Therapy with a minor in Psychology.
Natasha is a creative director based in NYC. In normal life she is developing brand identities and marketing campaigns, collaborating with creative agencies in the US and Europe. “I know really well the power of psychological help and absolutely happy to participate in this amazing initiative.”
Training & Education Coordinator
Anastasia is a California-based licensed professional clinical counselor and psychotherapist with 14 years of experience working with anxiety and depression reduction, stress management, and coping with trauma. She utilizes a trauma-informed holistic approach and has received comprehensive training in evidence-based practices, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, and Expressive Arts Therapy.
Translator / Interpreter
Maksym was and is engaged as an interpreter in grassroots trainings for various capacities all around Ukraine. Currently, he works in the language department, supporting counselors, therapists, and psychologists from all over Ukraine.
Anna is a New York-Based Art Therapist and Educator. After almost a decade of a successful career as a designer, she decided to dedicate herself to Art Education and then, eventually, to Art Therapy. Anna realized that she wanted to help others understand themselves better, find ways to express their feelings thoroughly, and ultimately reach their full creative potential.