Lyssa Harvey Ed.S, teacher, therapist, and artist is the owner of The Art and Play Therapy Center of SC. She is a South Carolina Watercolor Society Signature artist. Her work has been represented in galleries in Columbia, Charleston, and Florida. She has won awards for her watercolors, clay sculpture, and photography.

Making Art can be as intimate and personal of a process as therapy. It gives me an opportunity to play, and allows my soul to connect with the world of Joy and Beauty. ~ Lyssa Harvey

Mrs. Harvey's work as a therapist and teacher over the years has paralleled her work as an artist. In creating art, Lyssa looks for balance and beauty. She sees this as a priority in her own life. As a therapist, Mrs. Harvey spends many hours with individuals encouraging them to listen to their own emotional, spiritual and physical needs and to set priorities for themselves based on this. She believes we find strength and develop a sense of well-being by having balance and beauty in life. Lyssa believes making art is a joyful and spiritual process.