Fat, Queer, Mixed Race, Jewish Background, Chronic Illness
Ron holds a Masters in Art Therapy and Counseling from Albertus Magnus College. He previously participated in a local artist collective committed to art that encompasses and invites everyone. through art critiques, art shows and promoting artists work. Ron has served in many positions throughout his career including running an art therapy program for a nationally accredited Substance Use Treatment facility, aiding veterans in recovery for C-PTSD, doing community based art therapy and supporting people through the gender affirmation process. Currently Ron serves on the board of MEDA, Multi-Service Eating Disorder Association and is an adjunct professor at Southern New Hampshire University. Regardless of the position, Ron works to bring a level of compassion and witnessing to his clients where they can feel safe to be vulnerable and heal. Ron’s current specialties include substance use treatment, gender affirming care, LGBTQ+ issues, disordered eating and body image.