Angel Duncan, MA-MFT, ATR
Angel C. Duncan has an extensive background in Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy; specializing in adult and geriatric psychopathologies and dementia forms. Her practicum and research was done at Stanford University, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Health Council in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a programs director for the Alzheimer’s Association, Angel went on to direct a nationally acclaimed art therapy program and supervised support groups throughout the Northern CA region. Concurrently, she was the clinical rehab and medical art therapist at the University of CA- San Francisco, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. After moving east, Angel continued her work in the New York City and Tri-States implementing art therapy and wellness programs throughout the northeast coastal region. Now based in Southwest Florida, Angel works at the Neuropsychiatric Research Center of Southwest Florida where she is involved in clinical trial studies for dementia and other health conditions. She also provides education and support programs in research. Outside of her work at the Research Center, Angel concurrently oversees and administers a nationwide person-centered, art therapy based training program in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Angel is as an adjunct professor in California and Connecticut, teaching graduate psychopathology and medical art therapy courses in neurological disorders. She is a published author of art-psychotherapy and medical books, in addition to being a regular contributor to other publications. Nationally recognized as a professional speaker and a consultant for art program developments and brain initiative projects, Angel has worked with major corporations, museums, hospitals, county government aging departments, academic institutions, and other health care facilities across the country. Throughout her career, Angel has been featured on television, radio and interviewed for national newspapers and journals.