Expressive Therapies Summit 2016: Registration Site

SUNDAY LEARNING OBJECTIVES


MASTER CLASSES & SEMINARS

JOURNALS QUICK & EASY
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice)
Kathleen (Kay) Adams, LPC

Objectives:

1. Discuss 2 or more benefits of the Journal Ladder as a primary tool in the therapeutic writing toolbox.
2. Practice 3 or more writing techniques with self or groups, drawn from the three levels of the Journal Ladder.
3. List 2 or more writing techniques that are particularly effective in the therapeutic hour.

Siegel, Daniel J. Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation. New York: Bantam, 2010. Print.

 

PLAY-BASED JOURNAL THERAPY FOR ALL AGES: THE WOWSA METHOD
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice)
Cherie Spehar, LCSW, CTC-S, RPT-S

Objectives:

1. Describe 3 or more play-based journal therapy techniques.
2. List 2 or more benefits of merging principles from Play Therapy with those of Journal Therapy that can enhance treatment goals.
3. Identify 2 or more steps of the Sensitive Reflection Process, as they pertain to enhancing the outcomes of play-based journal therapy interventions.

Adams, Kathleen. Expressive Writing: Foundations of Practice. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield Education, 2013. Print.

 

THE HERO'S JOURNEY IN EXPRESSIVE WRITING & ART

(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice)
Michelle L. Dean, MA, ATR-BC, CGP, LPC

Objectives:

1. Name the 3 stages of the Hero’s Journey as it relates to both a story structure and a psychological structure.
2. Identify at least 2 examples of how the natural process of individuation and inner development may be thwarted by personal conflicts, cultural and environmental ideals, or psychological trauma.
3. Name at least 2 aspects of how the development of the story arc (e.g., call to adventure, obstacles, resurrection, return) relates to a change in psychological attitude and may assist clients in shifting their perspective of their life’s journey.

Campbell, Joseph. The Hero with a Thousand Faces. Third ed. Canada: 2008. Print. Bollingen Ser. XVII.

 

THERAPLAY: INCREASING FELT SAFETY WITH CHILDREN & FAMILIES
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Gloria Cockerill, LCSW, RPT-S
Cindy Taylor Grapenthin, RPT-S, NCSP

Objectives:

1. Define the 4 foundations/applications of Theraplay theory: Structure, Nurturance, Engagement and Challenge.
2. Describe 3 Theraplay activities related to each foundation and be able to apply them in their clinical practice.
3. Identify 3 contemporary neurological models and describe how they relate to the Theraplay strategies.

Booth, Phyllis B., and Anne M. Jernberg. Theraplay: Helping Parents and Children Build Better Relationships through Attachment­ Based Play. Third ed. Jossey-Bass, 2009. Print.

 

ETHICS IN PRIVATE PRACTICE FOR THE SEASONED PRACTITIONER
(Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues, Ethics)
Anne Mills, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, LCPAT

Objectives:

1. Specify 2 items that must be included in progress notes (i.e., case notes, record of consultation) in order to be well-prepared for an insurance company audit, and at least 1 item that must be excluded.
2. State 1 way to document prevention of patient abandonment during the termination process.
3. Identify at least 2 self-care strategies, and when to employ them, in order to ultimately act in the client’s best interest.

Taylor, Kylea. The Ethics of Caring: Honoring the Web of Life in Our Professional Healing Relationships. Santa Cruz, CA: Hanford Mead, 1995. Print.

 

PAPERS

MEMORY RECONSOLIDATION & FEAR REDUCTION IN TRAUMA TREATMENT THROUGH ART PSYCHOTHERAPY & NEUROSCIENCE
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice)
Noah Hass-Cohen, PsyD, ATR-BC

Objectives:

1. Understand one main difference between long-term and short-term memory.
2. Explain 2 main neuroscientific findings from memory reconsolidation research.
3. Articulate 3 main implications for expressive arts therapy practices.

 

ENDLESS LONGING, CHRONIC SHAME: TREATING INTRACTABLE ISSUES OF COMPLEX TRAUMA

(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Barbara Sobol, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, CTT

Objectives:

1. Describe 1 or more concepts of "love" and "shame" as presented in current affect theory and neurobiological theory.
2. Describe 1 goal of the Graphic Narrative protocol as introduced and used by Drs. Lou Tinnin and Linda Gant in their work with trauma and dissociation.
3. Describe 3 key elements of the human autonomic nervous system as presented in Dr. Stephen Porges' polyvagal theory and 1 or more art therapy techniques that may be adapted to reflect the tenets of that theory.

Porges, Stephen W. The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation. New York: W.W. Norton, 2013. Print.

 

IMPROVING FAMILY ATTUNEMENT AT HOME AND IN TREATMENT THROUGH EXPRESSIVE THERAPY
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Kristin Long, RDT, BCT, LCAT, LP
Scott Palyo, MD

Objectives:

1. List and describe at least 3 examples of attunement in a family structure.
2. List and describe at least 3 examples of mis-attunement in a family structure.
3. Describe and be able to implement at least 3 ways of creating an attuned relationship between creative arts therapist and client.

Beebe, Beatrice, and Phyllis Sloate. "Assesment and Treatment of Difficulties in Mother‐infant Attunement in the First Three Years of Life: A Case History." Psychoanalytic Inquiry 1.4 (1982): 601-23. Print.

 

WORKSHOPS

MEDICAL ART THERAPY AND PARKINSON'S DISEASE FROM A NEUROLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Deborah Elkis-Abuhoff, PhD, LCAT, ATR-BC, ATCS, BCPC
Morgan Gaydos, ATR, LCAT

Objectives:

1. Name and discuss each of the areas of the brain that are directly related to movement, focus, anxiety, and attention.
2. Name 3 benefits of clay manipulation for those diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
3. List at least 5 symptoms related to Parkinson’s disease and related neurodegenerative diseases.

King, J.L. (Ed.). Art Therapy, Trauma, and Neuroscience: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives. Routledge. 2016. Print.

PROMOTING A GROWTH MINDSET IN CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS

(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Human Growth and Development)
Steven Baron, PsyD

Objectives:

1. Describe the concepts of Fixed and Growth Mindsets.
2. Identify at least 2 appropriate forms of praise for use with children and adults.
3. Describe at least 4 methods to enhance the development of a Growth Mindset.

Dweck, Carol S. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. New York: Random House, 2006. Print.

 

MINDFUL MUSIC LISTENING WITH TEENS: BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY AS A THERAPEUTIC TOOL
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Maya Benattar, MA, MT-BC, LCAT

Objectives:

1. Identify 3 roles music fulfills in the social and emotional development of adolescents.
2. Engage in and describe 2 different experiences of intentional music listening, incorporating various mindfulness techniques.
3. Identify at least 3 types of songs that are important in the social and emotional development of adolescents.

Miranda, Dave. "The Role of Music in Adolescent Development: Much More than the Same Old Song." International Journal of Adolescence and Youth 18.1 (2013): 5-22. Print.

 

ECO-ART THERAPY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE: NATURE AS STUDIO
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Alexandrea Newell, MS-AT

Objectives:

1. Define ecopsychology.
2. Identify and describe at least 2 research supported principles of eco-art therapy.
3. Identify a minimum of 3 clinical populations that would benefit from eco-art therapy interventions.

Sweeney, Theresa, Ph. D. Eco­art Therapy: Creative Activities That Let Earth Teach. Lexington, KY: On Demand., 2013. Print.

 

ADVENTURE-BASED COUNSELING & ART THERAPY

(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Group Dynamics and Counseling)
Jane Bishow-Semevolos, ATR-BC, PCL2, LCAT

Objectives:

1. Describe how to adapt at least 3 adventure based counseling activities to the populations with whom they work.
2. Explain 2 ways art therapy can be conducted as a challenge directive.
3. Identify and verbalize at least 3 beneficial client outcomes achieved through multidisciplinary collaboration.

Cain, Jim, Michelle Cummings, and Jennifer Stanchfield. A Teachable Moment: A Facilitator's Guide to Activities for Processing, Debriefing, Reviewing and Reflection. Dubuque, IA: Kendal/Hunt Pub., 2005. Print.

 

SOULCOLLAGE®: INTRODUCTION TO ITS CLINICAL USE
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Sally Brucker, ATR-BC, LCSW, CAGS, CLCC

Objectives:

1. Identify a minimum of 5 clinical populations that would benefit from use of SoulCollage® in clinical treatment.
2. Identify and describe 2 Jungian principles present in SoulCollage®.
3. Describe how to facilitate clients in meaningful interpretation of their SoulCollage® cards.

Frost, Seena B. SoulCollage® Evolving: An Intuitive Collage Process for Self-Discovery and Community. First ed. Hanford Mead, 2010. Print.

 

WEAVING, MOVING HEALING: THE KOBBE PROJECT
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Mia de Bethune, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT
Nelly Edmondson, MA, MS
Jennifer Wiles, MA, LMHC, BC-DMT

Objectives:

1. Identify at least 5 historical and/or mythical themes that give weaving special relevance to healing practice.
2. Learn 3 therapeutic weaving techniques, which they will be able to implement with clients.
3. Learn 2 collaborative activities, which they will be able to implement in group therapy practice.

Collier, Ann Futterman. Using Textile Arts and Handcrafts in Therapy with Women: Weaving Lives Back Together. London: Jessica Kingsley, 2012. Print.

 

BODY UP CO-REGULATION: REWIRING THE BRAIN FOR MAKING SAFE CONNECTIONS
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment; Human Growth and Development)
Beth Dennison, MEd, MA in MFT, LMT, SEP
Deliah Rosel, DMin, MPH, LMT, IA 

Objectives:

1. Describe and implement 3 ways of using boundary muscles in relational space in clinical treatment.
2. Compare and contrast the differences between body-up co-regulation and dys-regulation between client and therapist.
3. Verbalize at least 2 therapeutic benefits of co-regulation and attunement in psychotherapy.

Schore, Allan N. The Science of The Art of Psychotherapy. New York, NY: W. W. Norton &, 2011. Print.

 

SOULCOLLAGE® PLUS: ADDING POETRY, PLAY, MOVEMENT & SOUND WITH ANY POPULATION
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment; Human Growth and Development)
JoAnn Flynn, MEd, MA, CAGS, CPT

Objectives:

1. Identify a minimum of 5 clinical populations that would benefit from use of SoulCollage® in clinical treatment.
2. Identify a minimum of 3 expressive arts techniques that can be combined with SoulCollage® and used to develop client's insight, acceptance, and empowerment.
3. Describe how to facilitate clients in meaningful interpretation of their SoulCollage® cards.

Frost, Seena B. SoulCollage® Evolving: An Intuitive Collage Process for Self-Discovery and Community. First ed. Hanford Mead, 2010. Print.

 

ENGAGING OLDER ADULTS IN EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPIES: LESSONS FROM SOLUTION-FOCUSED THERAPY
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Susan Reuling Furness, MEd LCPC, LMFT, PTR

Objectives:

1. State 5 common myths about the aging adult.
2. Describe a minimum of 2 personal roadblocks which impede effective therapy for this population.
3. State at least 2 principles of solution-focused therapeutic approaches.

Cooley, S., and I. Deitch. "What Practitioners Should Know about Working with Older Adults." Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 29.5 (1998): 413-27. Print.

 

WHAT IS INNER VOICE DIALOGUE?
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Human Growth and Development)
Bridgit Dengel Gaspard, LCSW

Objectives:

1. Identify 2 Primary Selves and 2 Disowned Selves.
2. Describe how Voice Dialogue can help clients resolve incongruent core beliefs.
3. Describe and apply 2 specific Voice Dialogue interventions into their current practice.

Stone, Hal, and Sidra Stone. Embracing Our Selves: The Voice Dialogue Manual. San Rafael, CA: New World Library, 1989. Print.

 

JUNGIAN ART THERAPY: TISSUE PAPER COLLAGE
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Sondra Geller, MA, ATR, LPC, LCPAT

Objectives:

1. Verbalize a minimum of 2 techniques of working with Tissue Paper Collage in clinical treatment.
2. List and describe at least 3 methods of looking at and interpreting the images in the collages in psychotherapy interventions.
3. Learn 2 approaches to working with Jung’s theory of active imagination.

Rubin, Judith Aron. Approaches to Art Therapy: Theory and Technique. New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1987. Print.

 

PRESCRIPTIVE PHOTOMONTAGE: A CREATIVE APPROACH FOR MAKING NEW MEANING PRE- & POST-LOSS
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Nancy Gershman
Annette Vaccaro, SCP, ATR-BC, ATCS, ACS, NCPsyA, LCSW

Objectives:

1. Learn to recognize the 5 characteristics of a compelling memory that can provide teachable moments during family interviews in treatment.
2. List 4 major developments in cognitive neuroscience that support the Dreamscapes process in “overwriting” distressing memories.
3. Identify 3 non-verbal elements that the emotional brain understands best that can help jumpstart meaning-making and active imagination in clients. 

Neimeyer, Robert A. ": Re-­Envisioning the Loss/Chapter 47," Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment and Intervention. New York: Routledge, 2016. 251-55. http://www.artforyoursake.com/pressroom/Dignity%20Portraiture_Techniques%20in%20Grief%20Therapy_2016.pdf Web.

 

INTEGRATING MULTIPLE ARTS MODALITIES IN YOUR CLIENT'S BEST INTEREST: HOW, WHEN, WHY?
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Bonnie Hirschhorn, LCSW, LCAT, LP, NCPsyA, ATR-BC

Objectives:

1. Describe a minimum of 1 benefit and 1 potential drawback of combining modalities.
2. State appropriate rationales for when, how, and what modalities to employ in the therapy sessions.
3. List and describe three ways to work with resistance through integrative creative modalities.

Robbins, Arthur. A Multi-­Modal Approach to Creative Art Therapy. 1st ed.  Jessica Kingsley, 1994. Print.

 

AVOIDING TRAUMA REENACTMENTS IN THE CLINICAL SETTING: THE IMPORTANCE OF TEAMWORK
(Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues; Professional Issues; Ethics)
Mindy Jacobson-Levy, MCAT, ATR-BC, LPC, DVATA HLM
Jessica Masino Drass, MA, ATR-BC

Objectives:

1. Identify 3 challenges when working with complex clients with complex trauma histories.
2. Define 2 ways trauma reenactments happen across treatment settings.
3. List 2 methods for improving communication and sharing a foundational theoretical framework across treatment teams.

Heckwolf, Jessica I., M. Christy Bergland, and Maria Mouratidis. "Coordinating Principles of Art Therapy and DBT." The Arts in Psychotherapy 41.4 (2014): 329-35. Print.

 

SACRED & THERAPEUTIC ARTS OF INDIA: RITUAL, TRADITION, INTENTION
(Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Social and Cultural Foundations; Client Populations and Multicultural Competence)
Krupa Jhaveri, MPS

Objectives:

1. State how 2 traditional Indian art-forms can be used in a therapeutic context, with examples from trauma-informed work with rural women in south India.
2. Describe at least 3 examples of ethically and culturally sensitive adaptations of local methods and materials within international art therapy fieldwork in India.
3. Identify 3 benefits of original self-expression in the creative empowerment process when working with multicultural populations.

Calisch, Abby C., "Multicultural Training in Art Therapy." Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association. 20(1) pp.11-15.

 

MAKING & USING CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN COUNSELING AND THERAPY
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Daniele Kaplan, MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT, CCLS

Objectives:

1. Classify children's books into at least 2 different therapeutic categories.
2. Identify at least 4 children's books to use for specific client populations.
3. Utilize children's books in 3 different creative ways to open up a dialogue and advance treatment.

Burns, George W. 101 Healing Stories for Kids and Teens: Using Metaphors in Therapy. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2005. Print.

 

ZEN, SAND & SYMBOLS: THERAPIST/CLIENT JOURNEYS OF DISCOVERY

(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Judith Kneen, LICSW

Objectives:

1. Cite and discuss 2 examples of how symbolic world play may give voice and new life to the nonverbal “unlived” life of the sand world player in his/her journey of self discovery.
2. Identify the 4 parts of RAIN, a technique for integrating mindful meditation with therapy practice.
3. List and define at least 4 of the 8 key ingredients for skillful means in working with clients from the “inside out”.

Brach, Tara. True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart. New York: Bantam, 2012. Print.

 

ASSESSING & DEVELOPING EMOTIONAL COMPETENCIES THROUGH ART
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Alexander Kopytin, PhD

Objectives:

1. Describe how to assess and develop emotional competences of clients using the Test of Artistic and Emotional Perception (TAEP) and Art Constructor (AC) art therapy tools.
2. List and describe the diagnostic procedures of the TAEP.
3. Identify at least 1 clinical and one non-clinical application of the TAEP and the AC with various client groups.
4. Describe how to integrate these tools in the context of at least 3 different multimedia creative and expressive therapy activities.

Fenner, Patricia. "Place, Matter and Meaning: Extending the Relationship in Psychological Therapies." Health & Place 17.3 (2011): 851-57. Print.

 

TF-CBT, EMDR, CPP IN PLAY THERAPY & TRAUMA TREATMENT
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Jennifer Lefebre-McGevna, PsyD, RPT-S

Objectives:

1. Define the 5 core components of trauma-informed therapies.
2. Explain the 4 Meridian-based energy psychotherapy techniques and how they are most aligned with neuroscience, EMDR, yoga, and tapping.
3. Integrate 3 sensory and play-based activities within their trauma informed practices.

A., Van Der Kolk Bessel. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma. New York, NY: Viking, 2014. Print.

 

USING PLAY THERAPY TO HELP CHILDREN MANAGE ANXIETY
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Stefani Misiph, LMHC, RPT-S

Objectives:

1. Identify 3 or more anxiety-related diagnoses that impact young clients.
2. Describe 3 or more play therapy techniques to help young clients externalize their anxiety.
3. Identify 1 or more play therapy skills to implement in clinical practice with youngsters who struggle with anxiety.

Siegel, Daniel J. The Mindful Therapist: A Clinician's Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration. New York: W.W. Norton, 2010. Print.

 

AN INTRODUCTION TO MENTALIZATION-BASED ART THERAPY
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Kula Moore, MA, LPC, ATR-BC, CPRP

Objectives:

1. Describe 4 main components essential to achieving the development of a mentalizing stance in therapeutic communication.
2. Identify and describe at least 3 examples of non-mentalizing thinking encountered in therapeutic communication.
3. Describe at least 2 mentalizing-based Art Therapy interventions and be able to apply them in group work.

Allen, Jon G., and Peter Fonagy. Handbook of Mentalization-based Treatment. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2006. Print.

 

COMMEDIA MASKS IN THERAPY & COUNSELING: EMBODYING, REVEALING, TRANSFORMING
(Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Group Dynamics and Counseling)
Alan E. Pottinger, BFA, MA, LCAT, RDT

Objectives:

1. Describe how the use of non-scripted material can be used to increase and foster group cohesion.
2. Verbalize at least 2 ways mask work can be integrated into clinical treatment.
3. Verbalize how mask work can be used to work through ego defenses in clinical treatment.

Eldredge, Sears A. Mask Improvisation for Actor Training & Performance: The Compelling Image. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1996. Print.

 

ACTION-BASED MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING FOR WORKING THROUGH THE STAGES OF CHANGE
(Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Group Dynamics and Counseling)
Jennifer Salimbene, LCSW-R, CASAC, CDAC, CP, PAT
Regina Sewell, PhD/MEd PCC, LMHC

Objectives:

1. List and define each stage of change in Prochaska and DiClemente’s change model.
2. Describe at least 2 sociometric techniques used to access client’s stage of change.
3. Describe at least 3 psychodramatic techniques that facilitate clients internal motivation to change.

Zimmerman, Gretchen L., Ps. D, Cynthia G. Olsen, MD, and Michael F. Bosworth, DO. “A 'Stages of Change' Approach to Helping Patients Change Behavior'" American Family Physician March 1, 2000 (2000) Print.

 

USING COLORING PAGES IN ART THERAPY SESSIONS
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Larissa Hall, LCAT, ATR-BC
Christi Meyer, LCAT, ATR-BC

Objectives:

1. Identify 3 or more ways adult Coloring Books can be used to promote awareness of Art Therapy to the general public.
2. List and describe 3 or more non-traditional materials/art directives to utilize coloring books in sessions with individual patients or groups.
3. Identify 2 or more methods for utilizing the concept of the Coloring Bar in their community and at least one method for utilizing the Coloring Bar with virtual groups on the internet.

Dover, D. "The Therapeutic Science Of Adult Coloring Books: How This Childhood Pastime Helps Adults Relieve Stress." Medical Daily (2015) Web.

 

BODY AND MOVEMENT THERAPY WITH TRAUMATIZED & DISSOCIATIVE YOUTH
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Joyanna Silberg, PhD
Dahlia Silberg, LPC, DMT
Gila Assulin

Objectives:

1. Identify 2 theoretical rationales for addressing the body in therapy to facilitate the integration of affective experiences for children who dissociate.
2. Name 3 ways trauma compromises sensation, intentional movement, and proprioception.
3. Identify and describe a minimum of 1 movement intervention that will address trauma symptoms of children or adolescents.

Waters, Frances S., DCSW, LMSW, LMFT. Healing the Fractured Child: Diagnosis and Treatment Youth with Disassociation. 1st ed. Springer, 2016. Print.

 

PATANJALI'S SUTRAS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY, COUNSELING & PSYCHOANALYSIS

(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Lynn Anjali Somerstein, PhD, NCPsyA, LP, RYT

Objectives:

1. Verbalize at least 5 ways Patanjali’s sutras can be integrated into the practice of counseling, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis.
2. Identify at least 2 circumstances in which the use of meditation practice as part of a psychotherapeutic treatment plan would be contraindicated.
3. Identify and describe at least 3 techniques derived from Patanjali’s meditation approach which may be used to enhance mindfulness and focus with clients in daily counseling and psychotherapeutic practice.

Satchidananda, Sri Swam. The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali: Translation, and Commentary. Patanjali, 1978. Print.

 

SHORE THING! USING JOURNALS IN PLAY THERAPY AND MORE FOR GROUNDING, CONNECTION & RESILIENCE
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT
Cherie Spehar, LCSW, CTC-S, RPT-S

Objectives:

1. Identify and describe a minimum of 2 archetypal metaphors that can be accessed using play therapy interventions.
2. List, describe, and be able to implement at least 4 expressive interventions appropriate for a variety of clinical settings and populations.
3. Describe a minimum of 3 clinical benefits of the combined use of journal therapy, play therapy, and mindfulness interventions.

 

USE YOUR TECHNOLOGY TO EMBODY — RATHER THAN ALLOWING IT TO UNCONSCIOUSLY DISEMBODY
(Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Human Growth and Development)
Dee Wagner, MS, BC-DMT, LPC

Objectives:

1. Identify the 2 major ways that technological connections can mimic in person connections.
2. Explain 5 ways that technology can hamper and aid secure attachment in adulthood.
3. Identify and describe the 3-part nervous system hierarchy of polyvagal theory.

Porges, S. The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, Self-­regulation. New York, NY: Norton &, 2011. Print.

 

MOVEMENT VS FREEZE IN FAIRYTALES & THERAPY: FACILITATING FREEDOM ALONG THE BODY-MIND AXIS
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Dalia Zylbertal, MA
Yifat Shalem-Zafari, MA

Objectives:

1. Define the 3 main categories of “movement block.”
2. Identify and diagnose each movement block using dance-movement therapy diagnostic tools.
3. List and describe intervention strategies for each of the 3 separate categories.

Shahar­Levy, Y. "Basic Typology of Emotive Movement." Dialoguess, Journal of Clinical Psychology (2005) Print.

 

LUNCH & LEARNS

PROFESSIONAL ART THERAPY CREDENTIALING: AN OPEN DIALOGUE
(Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues; Professional Issues; Ethics)
Christine Kerr, PhD, ATR-BC, LCAT

Objectives:

1. List 3 benefits to becoming licensed as an expressive therapist.
2. Cite 1 difference between registration and board certification.
3. Identify 2 differences between professional credentialing and governmental licensure.

Junge, Maxine Borowsky. Identity and Art Therapy: Personal and Professional Perspectives. Springfield, Ill: Charles C. Thomas, 2014. Print.

 

ADDING PLAY THERAPY TO YOUR EXPRESSIVE ARTS PRACTICE . . . AND VICE VERSA
(Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Psychological and Psychotherapeutic Theories and Practice; Media and Materials in Treatment)
Stefani Misiph, LMHC, RPT-S

Objectives:

1. Describe at least 3 basic theoretical orientations of play therapy.
2. Compare and contrast at least 2 differences between directive and non-directive play therapy.
3. List and verbalize at least 2 basic techniques and skills needed in non-directive play therapy.
4. Describe and implement at least 5 play therapy techniques.

Kottman, Terry. Play Therapy: Basics and beyond. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association, 2001. Print.

 

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