About us

Art of the Soul Studio is composed of a knowledgeable and trusted team of therapists, educators and instructors. Among other events and exhibitions, we look forward to bringing you diverse and empowering classes, programs and therapeutic interventions. In striving to offer the most ethical and creative art therapy services, we welcome the opportunity to participate in creative collaborations.


Jessica Buescher
MA Art Therapist & Business Owner

Jessica Buescher, has 10 years experience working as a clinician with a range of populations from inpatient psychiatric, Alzheimer's, children and teens.  She specializes in neurological disorders and trauma.  Jessica has led art therapy initiatives in her community and developed art therapy programs for counseling centers and adult day centers. After working in managed care settings, Jessica wanted to bring art therapy to the mainstream population and so Art of the Soul was formed in 2010. She received her Masters degree in Art Therapy from Saint Mary of the Woods College and has since pursued training in holistic care such as Reiki, Shamanism, Essential Oils, the TARA Approach, and nutrition.

Art of the Soul is a community based art therapy studio that hosts workshops, classes, and private practice for people of all ages.  It is the first of its kind in Indiana.

Jessica sees clients for individual sessions on a sliding fee scale.  She is also available for art therapy supervision and business consulting as well. For more information contact Jessica at jess.artofthesoul@gmail.com.

Kristi Gmutza 

Kristi is a board certified art therapist with experience in a diverse array of job settings, and has practiced art therapy with various ages and populations. She received her undergraduate degree at Indiana University in Bloomington and her M.A. in Art Therapy from Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon. She has provided art therapy and mental health services to adolescent females with developmental, emotional and behavioral challenges at Damar Services, Inc. Kristi also has experience working with adults in a state hospital setting, homeless youth and elders. 

Currently, Kristi provides individual and group art therapy sessions in a private practice setting specializing in the treatment of trauma, anxiety and behavioral issues with both children and adults. She works with female and male veterans, elementary and middle school children and refugees. She also facilitates mindfulness-based art therapy groups for both children and adults. Kristi believes in the healing quality of the arts and strives to help others express themselves in order to gain personal insight and make meaningful life changes.  

Kristi is a Positive Discipline Parent Educator and offers workshops, classes and private parent coaching.  As a mother and an in-home childcare provider, Kristi enjoys providing developmentally stimulating art experiences for young children and teenagers. She also enjoys working with mothers and infants and does belly casting for pregnant women. 

Kristi provides individual and group art therapy upon referral. She also offers supervision for art therapy students and for graduates seeking their ATR. For more information contact Kristi at (317) 218-4653 or art4healing@gmail.com

Martine Faist 

Marti obtained her masters degree in Art Therapy at the Expressive Therapies Department at the University of Louisville.  She’s also a licensed Clinical Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist.  For many years she has offered creative counseling in private practice, schools, mental health, chemical dependency, hospital and senior care facilities.  She also provides supervision to graduate art therapy students and/or art therapists.  Her goal for all is to decrease stress and increase joy!

I also offer The TARA Approach (integrative energy medicine) to ease symptoms, aid trauma resolution, and empower you to experience greater resilience and balance in life.  For more information, please visit the website www.tara-approach.org

Anthem or United Behavioral Health insurances are accepted for payment.

For more information contact Martine at (317) 771-5861 or 3dmarti@gmail.com, or visit her profile on www.PsychologyToday.com for more details.

Duane W. Moore


Duane earned his master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, a 1995 graduate from Ball State University. He is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) and a licensed clinical addictions counselor (LCAC). He has extensive expertise empowering individuals, couples, families and children to live more healed, harmonious lives. Duane uses his advanced training in child-centered play therapy to help children resolve trauma, school-related issues and behavior problems. He is especially helpful with giving parents proven, everyday interventions for solving difficult childhood problems. His areas of special interest are: Solving serious child and teen behavior problems, strengthening parent-child connections, building relationship skills for individuals and couples, and treatments that truly work for managing depression, anxiety and addictions.  Duane sees individuals, couples, families and children on a sliding scale fee. Your questions and inquiries are always welcome. For more information, please contact Duane at duane@moorepathways.com or at 317.242.9800 (text or talk).

Tina Williams, MA

Art Therapist in Supervision of ATR & LMHC

Tina received her Master of Arts Degree in Art Therapy/Counseling from Saint Mary of the Woods College and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communications from John Herron/IUPUI. Tina has art therapy experience with individuals with alzheimer’s, veterans, refugees, children and families experiencing trauma. Clients are supported by engaging in an individual process of healing using creative approaches that may include body centered work, mindfulness breathing, art therapy and other creative processes. Tina continues to combine her knowledge, skills, and training to effectively provide empowerment and healing to diverse populations.     Contact Tina @ (317) 250-9534 for truessence209@yahoo.com



Eileen received her Master of Arts degree in Art Therapy/Counseling from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and has a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art from Indiana State University. Her one year graduate internship was located at Indiana Center for Children and Families working with trauma and a broad range of other behavioral issues.  Eileen currently works at a forensic interviewing site with children ages 3-18 that have experienced trauma.  She also has experience working with individuals that are suffering from eating disorders and Alzheimer's.  Within her work, she likes to encourage personal growth as well as mental healing.  She believes that the healing process is enriched by learning to find meaningful insights through the artistic process.

Quinn Schantz, MA

Art therapist in supervision of ATR and LMHC

Quinn is a masters level art therapist. She received her undergraduate degree in Pre-art therapy from Indiana Wesleyan University and her Masters of Art in Art Therapy from Saint Mary-of- the-Woods College. Quinn has provided art therapy and mental health services to individuals with dual diagnosis of mental illness and developmental disabilities, adults with Alzheimer’s and dementia, individuals with cancer and other serious illnesses, caregivers, families and children. She describes her current practice as one that is “comfortable with the messiness of life, while also finding creative ways to promote well-being.” Quinn combines her education, skills, and knowledge to provide her clients with support and healing.

For more information or to inquire about services Quinn can be reached at qschantz.arttherapy@gmail.com