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Creative Arts Therapies Assessment Summit

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Free online event

Creative Arts Therapies Assessment Summit Package

June 24-25, 2023

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Join us at the upcoming online summit, where we delve into the world of assessing and evaluating clients in the creative arts therapy field. This thought-provoking event brings together passionate and innovative therapists who have pioneered their own unique methods of assessment.

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Lisa Hinz
Licensed clinical psychologist and board certified art therapist.  She is an associate professor and director of the art therapy psychology doctoral program at Dominican University of California. Dr. Hinz is the author of many professional publications and three books on art therapy...
Maria Riccardi
PhD(c), M.A., M.Ed., ATR-BC, OPQ
Registered art therapist, career counselor, licensed clinical psychotherapist and the former president of the Quebec Art Therapy Association. She is an adjunct professor of art therapy at Concordia University and at UQAT, as well as a faculty member at WHEAT Institute...
 Gabrielle Gingras
PhD(c), MA, ATPQ
Art therapist with a Master's degree in art therapy from Concordia University and a professional member of the Association des art-thérapeutes du Québec (AATQ). Gabrielle is also a lecturer in art therapy at the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue.
Sarit Bar-Zaken
Bibliotherapist and senior supervisor, lectures at the Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology and the Arts. An editorial board member of the "Beyn Hamilim": Seminar Hakibutzim Art Therapy Journal. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Israel Arts Therapy Association...
Carolina Peral Jiménez
Assistant Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid. She is a member of the UCM research group EARTDI (Art Applications for Social Inclusion) where she has collaborated in different R&D projects such as ALETHEIA: Art Therapy, Trauma and Emotional Memory and Brundibar...
 Alexandra Duchastel
Professional psychologist and art therapist. She has been using art, dreams, play, and the body in psychotherapy since 1993. She leads numerous art therapy workshops and rites of passage using a process-centered approach.  She is teaching art therapy at UQAT, Montreal.
Arika VanBrunt
Has a Master’s degree in Art Therapy from Eastern Virginia Medical School, and has been practicing in the field for over 20 years.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia, a Board-Certified Registered Art Therapist, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor...
Sangeeta Prasad
With over 30 years of experience working as an art therapist with children and adults and is currently in private practice, she is co-founder of Circle Art Studio in Virginia, USA, and vice president of the Prasad Family Foundation. She has published two books...
 Jennifer Baldwin
Masters in Art Therapy from The George Washington University and has been working as a clinical art therapist in Northern Virginia/D.C. Metro area since 1997. She is nationally board certified in art therapy, a certified grief and trauma therapist through the Wendt Center for Healing...
Ellen Horovitz
Licensed art therapist, psychotherapist, registered yoga teacher, certified yoga therapist (iayt.org), trained EMDR clinician, and a hypnotherapist. Ellen has over 45 (+) years of clinical experience with diverse populations. She founded and directed the graduate Art Therapy program at Nazareth College.
Paula Lebre
She has a Phd in Human Kinetics, Rehabilitation and is Auxiliary Professor at Faculty of Human Kinetics, Lisbon University, Portugal, Researcher at Inet-Md-Polo Dança. Paula has been involved in the MARA project since 2018, in her practice context of local government community dance programs...
Simea Schönenberger-Howie
Researcher at SRH University Heidelberg, Germany, she has completed her Masters research project exploring the application of MARA with music and other creative arts therapists. She is also trained both as a music and dance movement therapist, with a diverse clientele...
Takira Jackson
An accomplished Expressive Arts Therapist based in Arizona. With a Master of Arts in Counseling from Ottawa University-Phoenix specializing in Expressive Arts Therapy, Takira has devoted her career to using creative expression to promote healing, self-discovery, and growth in her clients...
Nicholas Jordan
A multi-talented professional with diverse experiences, ranging from behavioral specialist to cybersecurity analyst. Currently residing in Atlanta, GA, Nicholas has studied at Howard University, Villa Maria College, and Montreat College's Carolina Cyber Center...
Susana Pendzik
Former Head of the Graduate Program in Drama Therapy at Tel Hai College (Galilee, Israel), she lectures also at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Dramatherapy Institute of Switzerland, the Universidad de Cuyo, in Mendoza, Argentina, and does extensive international work...
Susan C. Parente
A licensed psychologist, with additional certifications in school
psychology, and music therapy. As a psychodynamic and relational practitioner, she incorporates a variety of therapeutic techniques including mindfulness approaches...
Linda Gantt
With a 45-year career in art therapy, she is well known among art therapists, having served as President of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) and editor of the first issue of the association’s journal and chair of the National Coalition of Art Therapies Associations...
Anne Mills
Licensed counselor and Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist in Alexandria, Virginia, USA.  Anne specializes in the treatment of survivors of early severe trauma, particularly those who are highly dissociative, and provides resiliency-focused treatment...

Creative Arts Therapies Assessments Summit  Package

If you do not have time to watch the videos during the conference dates or if you want to re-watch them anytime during one year and consult handouts or articles, consider buying the paid package.  Price is in Canadian Dollars.
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13 video presentations

Text material

Handouts and bonus articles


Questionnaires and evaluations


Certificate of completion

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