Staff

Lori Vance, Express Yourself

Lori Vance, MS, LCSW, ATR

Founder and Executive Director

Lori is the founder Express Yourself Milwaukee, recognizing the value of the Express Yourself Model© through her work as an art therapy educator and in her psychotherapy practice, she gathered a team of artists in 2001 to launch a pilot Express Yourself program in Milwaukee. Lori continues to develop the model specific to youth in Milwaukee, with particular focus with youth in the court system, residential care and with youth who experience the challenges of poverty in the Milwaukee community. Lori has over 30 years of experience working with children, adolescents adults and families. She is also in private practice at Eastlake Counseling, and has been recognized for her service work both nationally and locally. Lori is a visual artist.