Amanda Wilkinson is TAT’s Program Director. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Dance from California Institute of the Arts, and a Master of Arts in Dance/movement Therapy from UCLA. She is a certified Yoga and Gyrotonic instructor. Ms Wilkinson has worked in the mental health field for ten years in Los Angeles, providing Creative Arts Therapy to youth, adults and elderly in a variety of psychiatric treatment settings. Her multi-faceted expertise includes translating for Spanish-speaking clients in therapy; developing innovative treatment plans using dance, movement, music and art; and assisting care-giving staff with stress management through Yoga. Ms. Wilkinson currently is an adjunct faculty member at Folsom Lake College, where she participated as a guest lecturer in a recent Healing Arts Symposium.