Expressive Therapies Summit: Los Angeles 2018


COMMUNITY BUILDING & DIVERSITY
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THURSDAY, April 26

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Council & the Arts: Deepening the Wisdom of the Circle
Camille Ameen


 

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cross-Cultural Creative Empathy: Multimedia Experientials Inspired by Art Therapy in Mexico 
Einat Metzl, PhD, ATR-BC, CST, LMFT
Ana Laura Treviño Santos, 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


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
Puppet Making & Storytelling: Fostering Strengths, Resilience & Inclusivity in Group Work
Lani Gerity, DA, ATR
Susan Ainlay Anand, ATR-BC, ATCS

9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Trauma-Informed Movement Practices: A Continuum of Approaches
Amber Elizabeth Gray, MPH, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, LPCC


 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Diversity: A Creative Collective Exchange
Denise Boston, PhD, RDT
Maria Gonzalez-Blue, MA, REAT, REACE
Diana Elizabeth Jordan, MFA/OTA
Rahul Sharma, PsyD
Shelly Tochluk, PhD


 

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Creative Rituals for Processing Grief & Celebrating Life
Gabrielle Kauffman, MA, LPCC, BC-DMT, NCC
Jennie Linhorst, MA, CAPF
Karen Howard, RMT, CEAP

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

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Pongo Poetry Project:  Writing As Healing for Vulnerable Populations
Richard Gold, MA


 

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




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 
Constructing Balinese Baskets for Communication, Community & Harmony
Denise Malis, PhD, MFA, ATR-BC, LMHC
Kelly Reedy, MEd, MA, AThR  

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Power, Privilege & Identity in Therapy:  Arts-Based Exercises for Ethical Clinical Practice
Christine Mayor, MA, RDT

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Revitalizing Elder Care through Music & Community: Taking the Tired Out of Retired
Becky Wellman, PhD, MT-BC, LPMT


 

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Culturally-Informed Clinical Practice: A Narrative Approach with African Americans
Denise Boston, PhD, RDT

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Drum Circle Dialogues: Fostering Multicultural Competency & Respect
Rahul Sharma, PsyD

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Expressive Movement for Older Adults & Neurocognitively-Challenged Populations
Donna Newman-Bluestein, BC-DMT, CMA, LMHC 

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
School-Based Expressive Arts: Multimodal Groups for Growth & Change
Betsy Funk, LCSW, LIMHP, MPA, REAT


 

4:40 pm - 5:40 pm
Art Therapy to Arts Hives:  Neighborhood Pop Up Studios 
Janis Timm-Bottos, MA
 



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
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
Starting an Art Hive: Creative Recycling for Community Wellbeing
Janis Timm-Bottos, PhD, ATR-BC
Anna Timm-Bottos, MA


 

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

2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Cultural Humility & The Expressive Arts: Benefits for Therapists & Community Providers 
Einat Metzl, PhD, ATR-BC, CST, LMFT
Louvenia Jackson, PhD, ATR-BC, LMFT 


 

5:25 pm - 6:00 pm
Closing Ceremony 
Margaret Migliorati, MA, R-DMT, NCC, LPCC
Kate Richards Geller, MA, MT-BC, LCAT 


 

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