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Laura G. Sweeney, EdD, MFA

Focus:

Visual arts, Writing, Poetry, Writers Distance Writing, Programmed Writing, Depression, Anxiety

 

Business Name:

Avant Garde Books & Art

Location:

Atlanta, Georgia. United States

E-mail:

Laurasweeneywrites@gmail.com

Phone:

678-534-2822

Web Site:

Http://makeacreativelife.com
Http://gaelglass.com

Skype AddressLaura.gael.sweeney

Philosophy:

Be supportive of the client’s need to explore arts in various forms, even new forms. Be courageous and move forth with writing and poetry. It is what unites cultures and saves hearts. Art essentially helps people get in touch with their true selves as a form of healing meditation.

 

Methods of Working:

Telephone, cell phone, e-mail, by attachments to e-mails, Skype, Starbucks, and Facetime. We will work together to determine a plan to meet through various means.

 

Specializations:

I specialize in combining poetry with drawing and mixed media arts. I received training through my degrees as follows: 
Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2005. 
M.F.A. Creative Writing, National University, LaJolla, CA 2008. 
M.A. English Literature, National University, LaJolla, CA, 2010. 
M.A. Education, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1993.
M.A. Italian Literature, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 1988. 
B.F.A. The Atlanta College of Art (SCAD-Atlanta), Atlanta, GA, 1985.

 

Individual Services:

Creative life coaching and mentoring via telephone, email and/or Skype.

 

Classes Offered:

Proofreading and art critiques.

Training and Experience:

I received training through my degrees as follows: Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2005. M.F.A. Creative Writing, National University, LaJolla, CA 2008. M.A. English Literature, National University, LaJolla, CA, 2010. M.A. Education, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 1993. M.A. Italian Literature, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 1988. B.F.A. The Atlanta College of Art (SCAD-Atlanta), Atlanta, GA, 1985.

 

Publications:

Sweeney, L. (2010). Avant Garde Poetry Chapbook. (2009). Atlanta: Avant Garde Books.

 

Sweeney, L. (2011). Brigid, Keeper of the Celtic Hearth. (1 ed.). Atlanta: Avant Garde Books.

 

Sweeney, L. (2010). Irish Giants Poetry Chapbook. (1 ed.). Atlanta: Avant Garde Books.

 

Sweeney, L. (2012). Parallel paradigms of artists and authors. In L. L'Abate (Ed.), Paradigms in Theory Construction (1 ed., p. 91). New York: Springer Science.

 

Ryback, D., & Sweeney, L. (2005). Applications of emotional intelligence to schools and workplaces. In L. L'Abate (Ed.), Low-Cost Approaches to Promote Physical and Mental Health (1 ed., Vol. 1, p. 485). New York: Springer Science.

 

(2011). L’Abate, L. & Sweeney (Eds.), L., Research on Writing Approaches in Mental Health (1 ed.). Bingley: Emerald.

 

Hooper, L. M., L'Abate, L., Sweeney, L., Gianesini, G., & Jankowski, P. (2014). Models of psychopathology. (1 ed.). New York: Springer Science.

 

L'Abate, L., & Sweeney, L. (2011). The book of scams: How to fool people most of the time, sometimes, and never. (1 ed.). Atlanta: Avant Garde Books. Retrieved from http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/laurasweeney

 

Sweeney, L. (2011). Pleasures Inherent in Living. In L. L'Abate (Ed.), The 7 Sources of Pleasure in Life (1 ed.). Santa Barbara: Praegar (p. iv).

 

Relational Competence Theory. 2010. Ed L'Abate. "Your Mature and Worldly Priorities." ISBN 978-1-4419-5664-4.

 

Book Review of "Relational Competence Theory: Research and Mental Health Applications." The American Journal of Family Therapy, 39:1–4, 2011. ISSN: 0192-6187 print.

 

Pricing:

Please, contact me by e-mail.

 

Availability:

Eastern Standard Time via email and telephone

 

Additional Comments:

English and Italian spoken.

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