Jeannine Cicco Barker (she/her) is a licensed psychologist and board certified art therapist. She has a therapy and consulting private practice in Philadelphia. Previously, she was a psychologist at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) of the University of Pennsylvania for several years. At CAPS, she led the interdisciplinary Eating Concerns Team and focused on the wellness of first generation low income students and working with students who hold marginalized identities. She has presented widely on topics relating to the intersection of mental health and social justice, advocating for the needs of underrepresented and marginalized students and communities, and systemic trauma and internalized oppression.
She holds doctorate and master’s degrees in clinical psychology from Widener University, a master’s degree in art therapy from Drexel University, and a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of Pennsylvania where she attended as a Philadelphia Mayor’s Scholar. At SP2, Jeannine teaches in the racism sequence, and brings a lifetime of personal and professional experience living in and working with marginalized and underserved communities. She serves on the board of directors at Food Empowerment Project, a vegan food justice organization based in California.