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artist , educator , therapist

Patricia Broomall Kochka, American therapist, artist, educator. Licence in marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, Massachusetts. Member American Association Marriage and Family Therapists (presenter Baltimore, Toronto, Atlanta), American Psychological Association, Kappa Omicron Nu, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Kochka, Patricia Broomall was born on September 1, 1943 in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Thomas Hamilton and Dorothy Elizabeth (Whyte) Broomall.

Education

Bachelor in Art Education, Montclair State College, 1965. Master of Arts in Visual Art, Montclair State College, 1978. Master of Fine Arts, West Texas State University, 1987.

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1998.

Career

Art teacher John F. Kennedy Memorial High School, Iselin, New Jersey, 1965-1969, John P. Faber Middle School, Dunellen, 1969-1970. Art coordinator, art teacher North Caldwell (New Jersey) Public Schools, 1970-1979. Director Watering Tree Gallery, Pueblo, Colorado, 1979-1982.

Member adjunct faculty University South Colorado, 1980-1981. Art teacher St. Andrew's Episcopal Day School, Amarillo, Texas, 1986-1988, North Muskegon (Michigan) Public Schools, 1990-1993. Therapist Counseling Center, Young Women’s Christian Association, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1997-1998.

Therapist Cape Services, South Shore Mental Health, Orleans, Massachusetts, 1999-2001. Member Psychiatric Collaborative, Inc., Chatham, 2000—2003. Private practice, since 2000.

Instructor Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1988-1991. Counselor Council Against Domestic Assault, Lansing, Michigan, 1994-1998. Lecturer, presenter, speaker in field.

Achievements

  • Licence in marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, Massachusetts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, Colorado, 1983, Galeria Pequena, University São Paolo. Colorado, 1983, Overbook Gallery, Muskegon (Michigan) Community College, 1989, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1991, Deborah's Choice Gallery, Muskegon, Michigan, 1993. 3-artist collaborative exhibition Pueblo, Colorado, Amarillo, Canyon, Plano, Texas, 1984, 85, 86.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association Marriage and Family Therapists (presenter Baltimore, Toronto, Atlanta), American Psychological Association, Kappa Omicron Nu, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Visual art, reading, biking, hiking.

Connections

Daughter of Thomas Hamilton and Dorothy Elizabeth (Whyte) Broomall. M. James W. Paulin, April 4, 1964 (divorced 1977). M. Al L. Kochka, July 1, 1978.

father:
Thomas Hamilton Broomall

mother:
Dorothy Elizabeth (Whyte) Broomall

spouses:
James W. Paulin

Al L. Kochka