Angela Cooper, LCAT, ATR-BC
Angela Cooper is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist and the Chief Learning and Development Officer for Insight On Demand. For 15 years, Angela worked in nonprofit organizations with adolescents and young adults involved with the criminal justice and foster care systems and with histories of trauma and substance use. She has been practicing Motivational Interviewing (MI) since 2008 and became a Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) member in 2012. She has since trained community-based organizations, health, mental health and school personnel, and police, probation and parole officers across New York City and Massachusetts to use MI and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques, and to be trauma-informed in their work with vulnerable populations. Angela holds an MPS in art therapy from Pratt Institute and a post-graduate certificate in instructional technology design from University of Massachusetts Boston.