The conference is organized into nine main subject tracks to help participants find areas of interest. During the proposal submission process, each proposal submitter selected one category to best describe their session. AATA uses these categories for the final Program Guide. 

Studio & Community (SC) 

Sessions that present art studio-based approach, and how artist-centered art therapy practice and community outreach programs are designed to improve our collective well-being.


Studio & CommunitySC56Binding up the Broken Hearted: Exploring Attachment MediaTami DeLisleWorkshop10/710:50 am
Studio & CommunitySC190Making the Power of Mandalas Accessible: Creating Mandala Community Gatherings OnlinePaige Scheinberg, Susanne FincherPaper10/711:00 am
Studio & CommunitySC12Alone within the ALONESS of Covid-19: Contemplative Inner Friendship for Turbulent TimesMichael A. FranklinPaper10/711:00 am
Studio & CommunitySC54Art Expression: The EvolutionAngela Lowden, Cheryl Silinskas, Lisa HeapPaper10/712:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC154Breaking Silence: Incest Survivors Creating and Exhibiting QuiltsMichaela KirbyPaper10/73:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC26Open Art Studio to Empower Youth Who Have Experienced Commercial Sexual ExploitationDana WyssWorkshop10/74:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC169The Lucille Venture Project: Art Making in Response to a Foundational TextGenia Young, Zachary Van Den Berg, Rhonda JohnsonPanel10/74:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC167Bridging Aesthetics with Creative Care: Applying Aesthetics of Care in Practice ModelDenise MalisPaper10/74:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC25Ashes2ART: First Responder Preventative Wellness Using the Creative ArtsKathleen SullivanPaper10/811:00 am
Studio & CommunitySC199Creating Consistency: Optimizing Clinical Outcomes through Art Therapy Studio Management and MaintenanceEm Jones, Charlotte BostonVIdeo10/82:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC123Haptic Healing: Hands & BreadAbbie ZuidemaPoster10/84:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC21Threads of Childhood: Textile Art TherapySarah Laing, Aurora MolinaWorkshop10/910:50 am
Studio & CommunitySC84Art & Renewal: Self-Care for Helping Professionals through the Open Studio ProcessMaira Egan, Emma Zbiral-TellerWorkshop10/910:50 am
Studio & CommunitySC58Safe Space Open Studio: A creative community space – emergency intervention during wartimeElana Lakh, Tami Gavron, Michal Bat OrPanel10/910:50 am
Studio & CommunitySC92Fostering Community: Virtual Art Therapy and Community Arts Engagement for Military Caregivers.Emily Bulthuis, Jennifer DeLuciaPaper10/912:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC28Holding the Space: Implementing Scaffolding in Open Art Studio ProgramsMarissa Biswabic, Jill McNuttPaper10/92:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC8Mythic Creatures & Art Therapy: A Museum-School Residency ProgramSarah LaingPaper10/92:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC192Connecting And Communicating Through Joint Mirror Drawing In Art Therapy And MuseumsUnnur OttarsdottirWorkshop10/92:15 pm
Studio & CommunitySC134Embodiment of Anti-Violence Practices through Art, Mindfulness, and Movement for At-Risk YouthLisa BuettnerPaper10/93:00 pm
Studio & CommunitySC203Community Art Therapy for Caribbean YouthKarina DonaldPaper10/94:00 pm