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Louvenia Jackson - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Louvenia Jackson Louvenia Jackson

Assistant Professor, Marital & Family Therapy/Art Therapy | Loyola Marymount University


Assistant Professor of Marital & Family Therapy


Louvenia Jackson, Ph.D., LMFT, ATR-BC is an assistant professor at Loyola Marymount University Graduate Department of Marital Family Therapy with Specialized Training in Art Therapy. She received her MFT and Ph.D. from Notre Dame de Namur University Art Therapy Psychology Department. Her work on cultural humility in art therapy education has earned her the May 2016 Outstanding Service Award from NDNU’s Art Therapy Psychology Department Ph.D. Program and the American Art Therapy Association’s 2016 Perlie Roberson Scholarship. Dr. Jackson is featured in the research book Emerging Perspectives in Art Therapy (Carolan and Backos, 2018), in the co-edited chapter “Wisdom Through Diversity in Art Therapy,” focusing on cultural humility, and competence in art therapy. She has also co-authored a publication with LMU faculty Anthony Bodlovic, Bodlovic, A. & Jackson, L. (2018). A Cultural Humility Approach to Art Therapy Multicultural Pedagogy: Barriers to Compassion. The International Journal of Diversity in Education, 19(1):1-9. In 2020, Cultural Humility in Art Therapy (Jackson, 2020), Dr. Jackson’s first authored book will be realeased. Dr. Jackson serves on the American Art Therapy Associations Board of Directors and currently focuses on community-based art therapy practice and research in addressing social justice considerations in art therapy education.

Education (2)

Notre Dame de Namur University: M.A., Art Therapy

Notre Dame de Namur University: Ph.D., Art Therapy