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Sunday, November 8 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Healing Grief & Loss through Art Therapy and Mind-Body Techniques

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ROOM 702

This 90-minute workshop will demonstrate how art therapy and mind-body practices can work together to address issues of grief, loss, trauma, and self-care. Bodywork, yoga, energy psychology, and creative practices will be considered to explore how we can heal the person as a whole—mind, body, and spirit. Through a presentation of didactic material, case studies, and experiential methods, participants will provided with a toolkit of sensory, artistic, and mindful practices and techniques. We will also address the ethical and practical issues related to combining various healing modalities.

Eligible for 1.5 Credits: ATCB, NBCC; ASWB, APA, MFT, Nursing; SWNYS


Rebecca Jacobson, MA, ATR

Rebecca Jacobson, MA, ATR, completed her master's in art therapy in December, 2012. In 2011, she helped introduce art therapy to the Bokamoso Youth Center in Winterveldt, South Africa. Rebecca has contributed to two South African art-based studies as a qualitative researcher and expert in South African art. In 2012, she was a delegate at the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference, based upon her commitment to extend the use of art... Read More →

Sunday November 8, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am
Executive Conference Center 1601 Broadway (enter on 48th Street)