The conference is organized into seven 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. 

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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 & CommunitySC151 
Studio & CommunitySC180YogArt Brush ‘n Balance: A Therapeutic Integration of Creative Arts and YogaJessica Shell, Andrea PerezWorkshop10/282:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Studio & CommunitySC190Using Photovoice to Tell the Stories of War-Affected Ukrainian TeensNatalie Carlton, Minji ChoPaper10/273:00 PM – 3:50 PM
Studio & CommunitySC193Unbound: A Public Collaborated Art Installation in a Psychiatric InstitutionTracy Ferron, Alicia Brewster, Camille Lively GentryPaper10/263:00 PM – 3:50 PM
Studio & CommunitySC2The Beehive: A model of Community Art TherapyEmily Nolan, Julia Anne MumptonPaper10/2611:00 AM – 11:50 AM
Studio & CommunitySC205Handmade Bookmaking for Environmental Justice and Gratitude PracticesAmy Morrison, Beth DonahueWorkshop10/282:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Studio & CommunitySC4ARTifact Jars: Using jars as a metaphor for the therapeutic frameSarah M. ZwikelmaierPaper10/2811:00 AM – 11:50 AM
Studio & CommunitySC40Holding the Space: Implementing Scaffolding in Open Art Studio ProgrammingMarissa Biswabic, Jill Virginia McNuttWorkshop10/272:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Studio & CommunitySC44Patchwork of Art Therapists/Sewing Healers: The Ancient Tradition of Sewing as TherapyBeth Gonzalez-Dolginko, Robert LackiePanel10/272:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Studio & CommunitySC48Handmade Cards In Art Therapy: Connecting, Honoring, Celebrating, Expressing, Sharing, Demonstrating GratitudeJocelyn Helen Polacek, Emma Anne Murphy, Gaelynn Patricia Wolf BordonaroWorkshop10/284:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Studio & CommunitySC69Bridging the Gap: An Artistic Exchange to Promote Empathy and UnderstandingJennifer DeLucia, Emma Rathe, Celena MoultonPaper10/2612:00 PM – 12:50 PM
Studio & CommunitySC79Art and Om: An Embodied Exploration Into Creativity, Curiosity and CompassionEden Orfanos Shoro, Anastasia Titova, Anna Kegeles, Wendy BradleyWorkshop10/264:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Studio & CommunitySC84Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries: An International PerspectiveMitra Reyhani Ghadim, Susan Ainlay Anand, Carolyn Treadon, Hana JooPanel10/264:00 PM – 5:30 PM