Daniel Blausey, MA ATR-BC

photoDaniel is an art therapist, psychotherapist, artist and former non-profit senior manager with over 18 years experience in mental health/substance abuse provision and supervision, creative arts therapy programming, and youth development. Areas of clinical specialization and experience are life transitions, trauma, male sexual abuse/assault, and the mental health care and family support for the LGBTQ community.

Daniel has proven the ability to drive results, lead teams, deploy effective strategies and manage complex projects. Demonstrated successes are departmental/agency vision, financial oversight, and grant writing/program development. Daniel is the former director of mental health services at Gay Men’s Health Crisis and The Door, A Center of Alternatives (comprehensive youth agency) in New York City.

Currently Daniel is an adjunct faculty member at Naropa University’s Graduate School of Psycholog in the Art Therapy concentration of the Transpersonal Counseling Psychology Degree Program. Previously he was on adjunct faculty member of the art therapy graduate programs at New York University and the School of Visual Arts.


Board Certified (1998) and Registered Art Therapist (1997)

New York licensed mental health practitioner LCAT (2006)

Colorado Registered Psychotherapist (2011).


Master of Arts, Art Therapy from New York University, New York, NY (1995)

Bachelor of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH (1985)

Abbreviated Trainings and Additional Education List:

• K-12 Art Educator Teacher Certification, Florida International University, Miami FL

• CDC/ASPH Institute for HIV Prevention Leadership Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Association of Schools of Public Health, Atlanta GA

• The International Trauma Studies Program, New York University, New York, NY

• The Sexual Abuse Treatment and Training Institute, The SATTI Group, New York, NY

Volunteer Experience:

MaleSurvivor Board Member/Conference Committee Member for national organization committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men.

American Art Therapy Association, Honors Committee Member

Relevant Personal Information:

Daniel is a practicing artist, ardent runner, and recreational triathlete.



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