The mission of Embodied Arts Therapy is to support the authentic well-being of individuals and communities through creative and movement-based practices. By integrating expressive arts, somatic body awareness, and ecopsychology, the work aims to facilitate processes of deep connection to self, others, and the world.


250_S.jpgAshley Crofoot is a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (RSMT) and expressive arts practitioner based in the greater Indianapolis area. A practicing poet and dancer with a training background that ranges from clinical midwifery to performance improvisation, Ashley is a certified practitioner of the internationally renowned Tamalpa Life/Art Process for Body-Based Expressive Arts Therapy. She holds a B.A. in Body-Based Expressive Arts Therapy from Prescott College and a Master's degree in Transpersonal Psychology from Naropa University, with an emphasis in therapeutic processes of the human imagination, body, and nature. She is also trained in Body-Mind Psychotherapy and Somatic Experiencing for trauma healing.

Ashley works in the experiential therapy program at Charis Center for Eating Disorders, where she facilitates somatic movement, expressive arts, and nature therapy groups for adults and teens. She also offers private sessons for individual clients, and regularly facilitates workshops in the greater Indianapolis area.