ART THERAPY IN ACTION

Exploring the unique power of art therapy to help people improve cognitive and sensory-motor functions, foster self-esteem and self-awareness, cultivate emotional resilience, promote insight, enhance social skills, reduce resolve conflicts and distress, and advance societal and ecological change.

ADOLESCENTS

WITH BRUCE MOON AND PRISCILLA FRANK

Dr. Bruce Moon, ATR-BC, HLM and Priscilla Frank from the Huffington Post examine how art therapy can help adolescents address themes of expression and identity.

CHILDREN IN HOSPITAL SETTINGS

WITH TRACY COUNCILL AND PRISCILLA FRANK

Priscilla Frank from the Huffington Post interviews Tracy Councill, MA, ATR-BC about her art therapy work with pediatric cancer patients and their families through the non-profit organization, Tracy’s Kids.

CULTURE AND COMMUNITY

WITH LYNN KAPITAN AND PRISCILLA FRANK

Lynn Kapitan, PhD, ATR-BC, HLM speaks about cross-cultural projects and strengthening group relationships through her art therapy work with communities in Nicaragua.

EATING DISORDERS

WITH MICHELLE DEAN AND JULIET KING

Michelle L. Dean, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, CGP speaks with art therapist Juliet King about the transformative potential of art therapy for those with eating disorders, and the role of the therapist in supporting their recovery.

THE LGBTQIA COMMUNITY

WITH DANIEL BLAUSEY, RAQUEL FARRELL-KIRK, AND PRISCILLA FRANK

Daniel Blausey, ATR-BC, LCAT sits down with art therapist Raquel Farrell-Kirk, ATR-BC and Priscilla Frank from the Huffington Post to answer questions about how engaging with art therapy can help people explore gender identity, sexual orientation, and personal expression.

MEMORY CARE

WITH ANGEL DUNCAN AND PRISCILLA FRANK

Priscilla Frank from the Huffington Post sits down with Cognitive Dynamics’ Angel Duncan, MA-MFT, ATR to discuss how art therapy can bring familial and personal connections back into the lives of those in memory care.

MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS & VETERANS

WITH MELISSA WALKER AND PRISCILLA FRANK

Melissa Walker, MA, ATR discusses how the art therapy program at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) helps service members communicate about their experiences and navigate the transition between deployment and life at home.

PRISONS & OTHER CORRECTIONAL SETTINGS

WITH DAVE GUSSAK AND PRISCILLA FRANK

Art therapist David Gussak, PhD, ATR-BC talks about his work in prisons, where art making can become a means of self-expression and self-regulation, providing a unique opportunity to channel emotions and develop identity..

RESEARCH

WITH SARAH DEAVER AND RAQUEL FARRELL-KIRK

Sarah Deaver, PhD, ATR-BC speaks with art therapist Raquel Farrell-Kirk, ATR-BC to highlight the importance of research in art therapy and outline recent findings for art therapy with military veterans who have experienced trauma.

TRAUMA

WITH CHERYL DOBY-COPELAND, GRETCHEN MILLER & JULIET KING

Cheryl Doby-Copeland, PhD, ATR-BC, LPC, LMFT and Gretchen Miller, ATR-BC, ACTP discuss how art therapy can help individuals or families who have experienced trauma express what they’ve been through safely, and tell their stories without needing to talk.