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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. 


THURSDAY, March 28

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Hypnosis for Enhancing Creative Self-Expression in Treatment

Sean Sterling, PhD

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

The Write Way to Health: Evidence-Based Expressive Writing Approaches for Clinical Practice

Kathleen Adams, LPC

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Healing Ancestral Trauma with Community Art & Movement: Reweaving Our Roots

Oceana Blueskyes, LMFT
Ziska Garcia, PsyD

10:00 am – 1:00 pm 
Song Circle: Voice, Movement, Expression & Empowerment in Community 
Patrisha Thomson, MA 

10:00 am – 1:00 pm 
Neuroplasticity, Dance/Movement Therapy & Alzheimer's Disease
Lora Wilson, MA, LMFT, BC-DMT

6:45 pm – 8:45 pm 
Introduction to Dance/Movement Therapy: Essential Concepts & Techniques 
Chelsea Horton, MA, R-DMT

6:45 pm – 8:45 pm 
Stressbusting: Writing Through Troubled Times 
Kathleen Adams, LPC

FRIDAY, March 29

10:00 am – 5:30 pm 
Uncovering Unconscious Resistance: Navigating Change Through Movement 
Amber Elizabeth Gray, LPCC, BC-DMT, NCC, MPH, MA 
Sharon Weil, MA


2:30 pm – 5:30 pm 
Sexual Healing & Drama Therapy for Broken Relationships 
Alexis Maron, MA, RDT


6:45 pm – 8:45 pm 
Music and the End of Life: Singing at the Threshold 
Sarah Fitzsimmons, LMFT, ATR-BC 
Laura Kanofsky, MT-BC, LCSW

SATURDAY, March 30

9:00 am – 4:30 pm 
Finding Rest in the Midst of Stress: Mind-Body Approaches 
Carolyn Braddock, MA


9:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Cultivating Emotional Resiliency in Kids Through Mindfulness, Meditation & Imagination 
Charlotte Reznick, PhD


9:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Guided Imagery for Behavioral Change: Practical & Safe Techniques for Clinical Success 
David Gordon, PhD 
Cynthia Costas-Cohen, MA, LMFT


9:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Restoring Vitality: Neurobiology-Informed & Body-Centered Treatment of Trauma 
Ande Welling, MA, BC-DMT, GL-CMA, NCC, CMHC


1:30 pm – 4:30 pm 
Exploring the Sacred Through Art Psychotherapy 
Debra Linesch, PhD

SUNDAY, March 31

9:00 am – 4:30 pm 
Moving Towards Transformation: How Dance in Therapy Facilitates Change 
Marcia Leventhal, PhD, CMA, BC-DMT


9:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Exploring Sexuality, Gender Identity & Spirituality in Psychodrama with LGBTQ Clients 
Paul Lesnik, LCSW, TEP


9:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Focusing-Oriented Expressive Arts (FOAT®): Enhancing Resilience & Compassion 
Marise Lariviere, MA, LMFT, ATR 
Doreen Meister, MA, LMFT


9:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Strength-Based Techniques Integrating Narradrama, Creative Arts & Performance Art in Therapy 
Pamela Dunne, PhD, RDT, BCT


9:00 am – 12:00 pm 
The "No Solos" Writing Practice: A Practical, Soulful, & Contemporary Community Grief Ritual 
Kim Scanlon


1:30 pm – 4:30 pm 
Expressive Kavannah©: A Psychospiritual Expressive Arts Model Based on Jewish Practice & Kabbalah 
Edna Miron-Wapner, MA, CAGS


1:30 pm – 4:30 pm 
Introduction to Breema: Nurturing Vitality for Body-Mind Wellness 
Carrie Gray, LMFT, MA 
Alexandra Johnson, MD 
Jon Schreiber, DC


1:30 pm – 4:30 pm 
Sandplay Therapy for Integrating Psyche & Soma: Symbolic Strategies for Illness & Wellness 
Judy Zappacosta, MA, MFT


1:30 pm – 4:30 pm 
The Rites of Conscious Dance: Movement as Spontaneous Ceremony 
Fred Sugerman