Formerly Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee | (615) 831-9838

Welcome to PaintED Chattanooga!

2018 Class Schedule

Classes are divided into different sessions throughout the year, and each session is comprised of six class meetings. All classes meet on Mondays from 11:30am-1pm for the duration of a session.

Please see below for the sessions that are currently open for registration.

Session 6Watercolor: Learning to Let It Be

During this session, participants will be taught and guided through various watercolor techniques. Participants will be encouraged to share their experiences, thoughts, feelings with the process of watercolor painting and how those responses may be applied to food and recovery. By nature, watercolor can be ideal for intuitive painting and is a practice in letting things be; allowing what needs to happen – happen.

Session 6 classes meet on Mondays from 11:30am-1pm on the following dates: Aug. 20, 27 & Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24

Register Now for Session 6!

Session 7Your Food Language: An Exploration Through Art

During this session, participants will identity unhealthy patterns and relationships with food and learn how to better meet those needs. Participants will use art and art making in this process including drawing, watercolor and beading.

Session 7 classes meet on Mondays from 11:30am-1pm on the following dates: Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & Nov. 5

Register Now for Session 7!

Session 8Defenses: How They Can Serve an Important Purpose in Maintaining Individual Well-being or Hinder Recovery

During this session, participants will make masks that symbolize the different ways you use your defences with a myriad of media options including paint, drawing materials, recycled beauty products, and other creative media. If you are interested in how your defenses look and how they can serve you, this session is for you!

Session 8 classes meet on Mondays from 11:30am-1pm on the following dates: Nov. 12, 19, 26 & Dec. 3, 10, 17

Register Now for Session 8!

Class Location

1322 Dodds Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404


Classes are free of charge


Please call our office (615) 831-9838 or

Meet the Instructor

Jas Milam, MAAT, is a working artist and a professional art therapist. She sees individuals and couples at her DAILY PRACTICE studio and offers group therapy for adults at the Center for Mindful Living, local treatment centers and outpatient clinics. Her work with children, teens and adults is informed by years of art making, deep Jungian roots, a masters degree in art and art therapy and 25+ years of personal recovery. Jas believes in the healing inherent in the creative process and makes art that draws on both religious and secular imagery. Currently she is making “Chapels” – large abstract paintings designed to create and hold sacred space.

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