Expressive Therapies Summit: Los Angeles 2018


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For session descriptions and continuing education information on any of the sessions below, please consult the daily schedule by clicking here.  


All sessions $30/each

THURSDAY, April 26

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Auto-Regulation and Play Therapy Interventions: Healing the Body 
Jennifer Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S  

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Dancing Mindfulness: A Celebration of Self-Care & Wellness 
Jamie Marich, PhD, REAT, RMT, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS   

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Drumming Into Stillness: Rhythmic Improvisation Meets Sensory-Based Mindful Meditation 
Marilyn McLaughlin, MFA, MST, CLMA, RSMT, CPT  

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
In Dynamic Rest: Learning to Sense in the Silence 
Sharon Weil  

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Mindful Music Meditation: Ancient Sound & Rhythm for Rest, Focus & Rejuvenation 
Eliana Gilad  

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Movement for the 21st Century Lifestyle: Preventing Chronic Pain 
Eva Nemeth  

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Solutions Focused Therapy & Improvisation: Exploring Scenarios for Youth in Groups 
Sarah Young-Sheppard, MSW
Suelen Yancor, LCSW
Camille Ameen  

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Stressbusting: Writing Through Troubled Times 
Kathleen (Kay) Adams, PTR-M/S, LPC

FRIDAY, April 27

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Aesthetic Empathy in the Art and Teaching of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis
Linney Wix, PhD, ATR-BC

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All Bodies Dance: Expressive Movement for Creativity & Connection
Marilyn McLaughlin, MFA, MST, CLMA, RSMT, CMT

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brain Cleanse Massage
Marci Javril, BCTMB, CST, CMT

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Candlelit Evening Labyrinth Walk: A Moving Meditation
Chantel Zimmerman

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ribbon, Cord, Twine, & String: Weaving Thread Arts into Psychotherapy Practice
Betty Jackson, CST-T, LSW

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rhythm, Ritual & Revelry: Group Drumming for Ceremony and Celebration in Community
Giavanni Washington, PhD, MPH

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Social Media for the Arts in Healthcare Practitioner: A Crash Course
Robyn Flaum Cruz, PhD, BC-DMT, LPC
Lora Wilson Mau, MA, BC-DMT

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sound, Movement & Energy Healing Techniques Rooted in the 5 Elements
Christo Pellani
Kimberly Freesh, CYT, CYTT, AHP

SATURDAY, April 28

Saturday Evening 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Our second annual celebration  
Includes Buffet
Experience the rhythms of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East through drumming, movement, and art making — All inspired by master drummers!
Tickets Still Available - $45 online, $50 at door. Guests welcome!