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I cannot believe it is almost graduation…it’s just around the corner! May 17th! These past 2 years have been an incredibly intense and often surreal journey. I have been accompanied on this adventure by my fellow art therapy classmates, who have enriched this experience beyond belief. My two internships at Housing Works, and now at Mount Sinai have been challenging...

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This should be wonderful! Here’s the info…Date: Saturday, April 10Time: 9AM – 5PMLocation:Pratt Institute, Brooklyn Campus200 Willoughby AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11205pratt.edu Environmental Art Therapy: Creating with and within public spaces to deepen individual therapeutic experience and allow for multi-dimensional human and environmental therapeutic outcomes. Participants will learn an overview of theory and application of Environmental Art Therapy. A group interactive model...

March 6, 2010

On Friday April 2nd, 2010 the Pratt Creative Arts Therapy Department is proud to present “Vital Signs.” The show is inspired by our experiences as art and dance therapists, and the creative ways that we find for self-care and nurturing in this challenging and exciting field. Please come by and celebrate with us at our opening! Location: Pratt Manhattan –...

February 21, 2010

Today was the last day of orientation at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital. The three of us (interns) met so many different people; all of them are an integral part of the Child Life team there. There is so much information to just absorb that I found my head spinning at the end of the days during orientation. I cannot...

September 11, 2009

Today was my first day of orientation at my 2nd year internship at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital. The Child Life & Art Therapy Internship program at Mount Sinai is an amazing program, that addresses the needs of hospitalized children and their families through a large array of services, therapies, and creative programming. Here is a link to their website...

September 9, 2009

Today I’m bringing one of my paintings titled “Floating Flowers” over to a new coffee shop and internet cafe called Surf Astoria. I really love their mission statement: “Surf Astoria lives to nurture the local community, and consistently strives to be not only a neighborhood gathering place but a dynamic venue for where you can nourish your mind and body....

August 22, 2009

This summer has been full of transitions, changing roles, new faces, and new environments. I’ve worn many “hats” as an arts instructor, graduate assistant for my school, and now as an volunteer (and upcoming intern) in Child Life at Mount Sinai. Sometimes my head spins when I wake up, and I can’t remember which job or internship I am headed...

August 19, 2009