Nicole Porter Davis

First Responder, Art therapist, Meditation Coach

President -Elect of the New York Art therapy Association

Trauma Response:

  • Sandy Hook School Massacre, Newtown, CT - Director of Child therapy
  • Emmanual A.M.E. Church Tragedy, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Santa Fe High School Shooting, Santa Fe, Texas
  • California Wildfires, Migrant Child Crisis
  • NYC, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Chicago, Houston
  • Coronavirus Pandemic, United States, Online

Specializing in early childhood, acute assessment, trauma treatment, family development, and community education.   Ms. Davis was the first to establish a Mental Health company, The Emerald Sketch, specifically for Child & Family trauma services in Newtown, CT following the Sandy Hook School Tragedy.

Now she takes the knowledge gained and leads the Emerald Sketch A.R.T. (Art therapy Response Team) to help mobilize clinicians anywhere in the world set up sustainable Creative Arts therapy services immediately after any horrifying trauma.  Co-authored the 1st Edition trauma response "Manual” for  The Red Pencil, an international humanitarian organization providing Creative Arts therapies to the global community.

In addition to her clinical work, Nicole's Creative works include, An American Nightmare, a solo performance, Hudson Guild Theater, NYC, June 2019. The JillRabbits, 2005-2014.

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Magic of the Metaphor

by Nicole Porter Davis
Meditation Relaxation

Reconnect Don’t Disconnect

by Nicole Porter Davis
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Mini Meditation: Better for your Mind-body than you think

by Nicole Porter Davis
Photograph by MIchael Davis

Art therapy Changes the Picture to the End

by Nicole Porter Davis

Art therapy Changes the Picture II

by Nicole Porter Davis

Art therapy Changes the Picture

by Nicole Porter Davis

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