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Sunday, November 8 • 9:30am - 12:30pm
Writing, Mindfulness & Collage between Sessions: Creating a Breathing Space

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ROOM 810

Taking time for ourselves in the brief moments between sessions to heal from our therapeutic witnessing is important for clinician self-care. Through mini-collages and short stints of writing, breathing, grounding, and mindfulness meditation, participants will learn new tools to create “space” between these interstices, both literally and figuratively. In this 3-hour multimodal workshop, participants will be invited to create a poem or prose piece, and a mini-collage. No prior writing or collage experience necessary.

Eligible for 3.0 Credits: ATCB, NBCC; ASWB, APA, MFT, Nursing


Mari Alschuler, PhD, MFA, PTP/PTR, ACSW, LISW-S

| Mari Alschuler, PhD, MFA, PTP/PTR, ACSW, LISW-S, is an assistant professor of social work at Youngstown State University. She teaches mindfulness meditation to veterans and their caregivers. Mari had a 23-year career in clinical social work before receiving a PhD in leadership and education from Barry University. She holds an MFA in poetry from Columbia University; her poetry and short fiction have been published nationally. Mari is a... Read More →

Sunday November 8, 2015 9:30am - 12:30pm
Executive Conference Center 1601 Broadway (enter on 48th Street)