Twin Pull ~ Sara Roizen Vicarious Traumatization As therapists, most of us have been a secondary witness to the accumulated traumas that many of our clients have experienced first hand: Physical and sexual abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, rape, illness, and the list goes on…Even the most seasoned therapist cannot help but absorb some of this energy and trauma. This...

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March 2, 2011

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February 23, 2011

“Imagination is not a talent of some men, but is the health of every man.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson  I’ve decided to write a short “top ten” list of common myths about art therapy – all of which I’ve come across in the past few years. I hope this information helps to dispel some current misconceptions about the field. 1)...

February 21, 2011

It is interesting to note that in this day and age, psychological terms have trickled down into our everyday conversations. For example, it’s not rare to hear someone complain, “oh god – she is SO obsessive compulsive!” Or, “I’m so depressed right now!” What are the actual definitions of these terms though? I thought it would be interesting to do...

February 5, 2011

I’m very excited to share that one of my paintings titled “City Spirits” is featured on the cover of the upcoming issue of Adoption Constellation Magazine! The Adoption Constellation Magazine explores adoption from different perspectives and features unique stories and articles from the adoption community. I feel very honored to be a part of this issue, in such a wonderful...

January 13, 2011

Ascent ~ Sara Roizen I’m happy to share that I followed my own advice from my previous blog on “getting unstuck in the studio” and have begun painting again! Aside from the list of ways to get unstuck that I already posted about, I have to say that starting to meditate daily again has had a very positive impact on...

December 5, 2010