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Barbara Ann Mentzer

Barbara Ann Mentzer, American art therapist, psychiatric consultant. Contributor to child abuse and neglect prevention manuals, 1984; vice president Cape Cod Seafood Council, Inc., Harwichport, Massachusetts, since 1977; family consultant Military Family Resource Center, Springfield, Virginia, 1984—1985; Member of Human Resources Board Society.Friends.

Background

  • Mentzer, Barbara Ann was born on January 14, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Hess and Helyn (Whitfield) Kline.

  • Education

    • 1 child, Jennifer Ann. Association AppliedSci., Briarcliff Junior College, 1955. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Beaver College, 1974.

      M.Creative Arts in Therapy, Hahnemann Medical College, 1976. Family therapist Monomoy Community Services, Chatham, Massachusetts, 1977-1980. Art therapist Brewster Manor Nursing Home, Massachusetts, 1979-1983.

      Art therapist for children Lewis Bay Mental Health Assocs., Hyannis, Massachusetts, 1980-1984. Community organizer United States Coast Guard, Otis ANGB, Massachusetts, since 1982, consultant to familyprograms, Washington, since 1985. President, therapist, owner Bayside Community Counselling, Inc., Otis ANGB, since 1984, also director.

    Career

    • Family therapist Monomoy Community Services, Chatham, Massachusetts, 1977—1980. Art therapist Brewster Manor Nursing Home, 1979—1983. Art therapist for children Lewis Bay Mental Health Associates, Hyannis, 1980—1984.

      Community organizer United States Coast Guard, Otis ANGB, since 1982. Consultant to family programs Washington, since 1985. President, therapist, owner Bayside Community Counselling, Inc., Otis ANGB, since 1984.

    Membership

    Contributor to child abuse and neglect prevention manuals, 1984. Vice president Cape Cod Seafood Council, Inc., Harwichport, Massachusetts, since 1977. Family consultant Military Family Resource Center, Springfield, Virginia, 1984—1985.

    Member of Human Resources Board Society.Friends.

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting; photography. Raising dwarf fruit trees. Bicycling; fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Jack Kahn, June 19, 1955 (divorced 1960). Children: Jennifer Ann, Christopher Nevel. Married William E. Mentzer, July 10, 1960 (divorced 1976).

      1 child Gregory Scott.
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