Kandra holds an MBA from Pace University and a Master’s of Science Degree in Art Therapy from College of New Rochelle in New York. She has held Registration as an Art Therapist since 1995 and is Board Certified. After moving to Virginia, Kandra taught high school for 13 years in Spotsylvania County Schools. As a devotee of personal growth, Kandra has taught meditation, self-development and art as healing privately since 1985.
Kandra has worked with children, adolescents and adults in various settings including hospitals, mental health agencies, community service boards and residential treatment centers in New York and Virginia. She has experience working with autism, chronic psychiatric conditions, behavior problems, depression, traumatic brain injury, borderline personality and DID. Kandra is also a professional artist and a believer in the power of creativity to find healing and solace.
Kandra Orr, MS, ATR-BC