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

Welcome to PaintED Chattanooga!

2017 Class Schedule

Classes are divided into different sessions throughout the year, and each session is comprised of six class meetings. Each session is offered during two different meeting times: Mondays from 11:30am-1pm or Wednesdays from 5:30-7pm.

We ask that participants please pick which day works best for their schedule for the duration of the session. Please see below for the sessions that are currently open for registration.

Session 4Your Food Language: An Exploration Through Art

During this session, participants will identify unhealthy patterns and relationships with food and learn how to better meet those needs. This session will include drawing, watercolor and beading.

Monday class (11:30am-1pm): July 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 7, 14
Wednesday class (5:30-7pm): July 12, 19, 26 & August 2, 9, 16

Register Now for Session 4!

Session 5Self Care: Using Art in Self Care

During this session, participants will learn how to use art as a part of a healthy lifestyle. Each week will have a different art project.

Monday class (11:30am-1pm): August 21, 28 & September 4, 11, 18, 25
Wednesday class (5:30-7pm): August 23, 20 & September 6, 13, 20, 27

Register Now for Session 5!

Session 6Introduction to EDA: Experience the Structure and Support of an Eating Disorders Anonymous Meeting (with art making)

During this session, participants will experience some cross-pollination with the EDA group that meets weekly at Focus Treatment Center. Attendees will be encouraged to attend the Sunday night EDA meeting at Focus (though not required).

Monday class (11:30am-1pm): October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & November 6
Wednesday class (5:30-7pm): October 4, 11, 18, 25 & November 1, 8

Register Now for Session 6!

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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