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Michelle Rattigan

Michele Rattigan


Associate Clinical Professor

Creative Arts Therapies Department

267.359.5510 P
267.359.5579 F
Three Parkway, 1601 Cherry Street, Room 7107

Michele Rattigan MA, ATR-BC, NCC, LPC, is a graduate of the Drexel Art Therapy Program and has been practicing art therapy since 1996. She has worked in various settings with children, adolescents, and adults, including private practice work from 2002-2015. She assists individuals struggling with life transitions, loss, general mental health concerns, depression & anxiety, stress, and other specialized areas. She has been active on boards, committees, and outreach in her local community, and regional and national professional organizations.

Michele is currently the creative arts clinical coordinator and maintains an art therapy practice at Drexel University's Parkway Health and Wellness Clinic. She is a faculty member of the Department of Creative Arts Therapies, Graduate Art Therapy and Counseling Program teaching several courses and advising thesis students. Her personal art making interests include exploring and studying the intersection of mindfulness and painting.


Unresolved trauma; post-partum depression and anxiety; disordered eating and body image concerns; self-harming behaviors; dissociative disorders.

Professional Society:

Chair of the American Art Therapy Association Scholarship Committee.