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Saturday, November 7 • 3:50pm - 5:20pm
Make Healing Happen! Art Therapy with People Too Sick or Impaired to Make Art

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ROOM 808

As expressive therapists, we work with many different populations. Through the course of her professional career of over 20 years, the presenter of this workshop believed she had seen it all, until she was recently asked to go into the homes of chronically and/or terminally ill patients, and make art with them. Many of these children could not walk, talk, move, see, or hear. In this workshop, the presenter will share her life-changing story of working with these individuals, and the process of being challenged and learning to become a better art therapist, as well as a better human being. Multiple case studies of children with diagnoses that span from cancer to infant ALS (Lou Gehrig’s) will be presented. Through experiential exercises, participants will explore novel ways of using various art materials. All are welcome!

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


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Pamela M. Hayes, MFT, ATR-BC

Pamela M. Hayes, MFT, ATR-BC, is a licensed marriage and family therapist in California and a registered and board-certified art therapist. Her specialties include addictions, sexual abuse, parenting, gender identity, and mood disorders. Pamela is a court-certified sexual abuse evaluator and trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). She has a BFA from Parsons School of Design, and a graduate degree in art therapy from... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:50pm - 5:20pm
Executive Conference Center 1601 Broadway (enter on 48th Street)