Expressive Therapies Summit: Los Angeles 2018


MIND, BODY, SPIRIT
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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. 

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THURSDAY, April 26

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sensing Your Inner Landscape: An Awareness Movement Practice
Sharon Weil

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Eco-Art Therapy: Grounding  Clinical Practice in Nature
Ellen Speert, ATR-BC, REAT

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Exploring the Sacred through Art Psychotherapy
Deborah Linesch, PhD, MFT, ATR-BC


 

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Drums Alive®: Drumming & Dance for Mind, Body & Spirit
Carrie Ekins, MA


 

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



FRIDAY, April 27

9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Facilitating Drum Circles: A Master Class for Clinicians & Educators
John Fitzgerald
Helen G. Dolas, MS, MT-BC
Daniel A. Walsh, MS, MT-BC 

9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Finding Rest in the Midst of Stress: Mind-Body Approaches
Carolyn Braddock, MA
Helen G. Dolas, MS, MT-BC


 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Expanding the Capacity for Joy, Gratitude & Awe through Drama Therapy
Bonnie Harnden, MA, RDT


 

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Exploring Ancestral & Cultural Landscapes through Movement, Storytelling & Arts
Betsy Funk, MPA, LCSW, LIMHP
Topaz Weis, REACE


 

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

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
Rhythm, Ritual & Revelry: Group Drumming for Ceremony and Celebration in Community
Giavanni Washington, PhD, MPH 

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

9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Bridging Spiritual Concepts with Clinical Approaches: Person-Centered Expressive Arts Therapy
Maria Gonzalez-Blue, MA, REAT, REACE 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Touch Drawing: Authentic, Soulful Expression in Clinical & Creative Practice (morning)
Shemaya Blauer, MSW, LCSW
Deborah Koff-Chapin


 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Touch Drawing: Authentic, Soulful Expression in Clinical & Creative Practice (afternoon)
Shemaya Blauer, MSW, LCSW
Deborah Koff-Chapin


6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

World Rhythms at the Summit: Our Second Annual Celebration
John Fitzgerald
Giavanni Washington, PhD, MPH








SUNDAY, April 29

10:00 am - 5:15 pm  
Focusing-Oriented Expressive Arts: A Mindfulness-based Somatic Approach
Laury Rappaport, PhD, MFT, REAT, ATR-BC
Zoe Rappaport 

10:00 am - 5:15 pm
The Dancing Mindfulness Approach to Expressive Arts Therapy: Transforming Trauma & Shame
Jamie Marich, PhD, REAT, RMT, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS 


 

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ayurvedic Counseling in Clinical Practice: Balancing Seasonal & Life Rhythms
Kathy Cass, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, C-IAYT, AHC  

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Exploring & Facilitating Pivotal Moments in Treatment through Neurobiology-Informed Drama Therapy
Pamela Dunne, PhD, RDT   


 

2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Breema: The Art of Being Present
Angela Porter, MA, CATC, CMT, LMFT
Carrie Gray, MA, LMFT

2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Freeing the Voice: A Transformative Group Process for Confidence & Connection
Kate Richards Geller, MA, MT-BC, LCAT

2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Integrating Ancient Jewish Wisdom & the Arts for a Balanced Life: Lights of Mussar™ Cards
Nancy Weiss, BCD, LCSW 

2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Sensory Tools for Mindful & Joyful Living: Enhancing Grounding, Presence & Resiliency
Aimee Levine Dickman, OTR/L, SEP 

2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Zentangle Drawing for Stress Management: Applications for Patients & Staff
Amy Pfenning, MPS, ATR, CZT
Marian Husted, MScAT, CZT





 

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