30TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 5TH & 6TH, 2010
The Adler School of Professional Psychology
& The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Illinois Art Therapy Association’s 30th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
IlluMINATING ThE lANdScAPE Of ART ThERAPy ANd dIvERSE cOMMuNITy
fRIdAy, fEBRuARy 5, 2010
At the Adler School of Professional Psychology, 65 East Wacker Dr., Suite 2200, Chicago, IL 60601
6:30-9:00 PM honoring Our Personal landscapes: celebrating the changing Terrain of Our
Experiences as Art Therapists - Holland Walker, MA, LPC and Lisa Thomas, BA
This Art Studio is an interactive exploration of our personal stories that build the collective landscape.
Join this kick-off conference event by making art and connecting. This collective art piece will be
displayed at the conference. Refreshments and snacks will be served.
SATuRdAy, fEBRuARy 6, 2010
At The School of the Art Institute, Ballroom, 112 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
7:30–8:30AM REGISTRATION & POSTER PRESENTATIONS - Breakfast will be provided.
Making Art as an Art Therapist - Mary Andrus, MAAT, LCPC, ATR
Do art therapists struggle with committing to ongoing practice of art making? What are the biggest
barriers that keep one from making art? Has their approach towards art making shifted or changed
over time? This poster consists of both qualitative and quantitative data.
Adam’s camp. Reaching for the Stars - Holly DeRosa, MA, LPC and Kate McIntosh,
Being an art therapist at Adam’s Camp involves collaborating with a music therapist, a physical
therapist, an occupational therapist and a speech pathologist treating special needs children in both
the mountains of Colorado or by the seaside of Nantucket. Learn about this intensive treatment model
and how it is used to bridge continued treatment after camp.
Reaching At-Risk children Through Art - Holland Walker, MA, LPC
Low-income minority students in Chicago often experience increased levels of community violence,
which is related to both increased behavior problems and decreased academic achievement. The Art
Therapy Connection (ATC) is a not-for-profit organization that offers mental health services to at-risk
children and adolescents in Chicago Public Schools. Through the use of art therapy, ATC helps students
overcome barriers to their education, such as social aggression, social exclusion, and violence.
8:30-8:40AM WElcOME/OPENING REMARkS
8:40-8:50AM vIdEO: Illuminating the landscape of Art Therapy and diverse community in Illinois
Amanda Courson & Julia Rice, 2nd year graduate Art Therapy students at the Adler
School of Professional Psychology
This video is a kickoff to this year’s conference, exploring the changing landscape of art therapy in
the state of Illinois.
8:50–9:50AM kEyNOTE PRESENTATION
drawing Bridges: let’s Pull Together - Gloria Simoneaux, MA, REAT, EXA
Harambee Arts evolved from Ms. Simoneaux’s work as founding director of DrawBridge, an
organization that conducts therapeutic arts programs in San Francisco homeless shelters. The
arts-based strategies developed through DrawBridge over the past two decades are successfully
being adapted to mitigate some of the devastating psychosocial impacts of the AIDS epidemic,
devastating loss, violence and famine on African children. Ms. Simoneaux, founded Harambee
Arts: Let’s pull together (www.harambeearts.org); training caregivers in sub-Saharan Africa. In
1989 she founded DrawBridge: An Arts Program for Homeless Children (www.drawbridge.org)
and served as executive director until 2008. Ms. Simoneaux teaches Expressive Arts with Children
facing Multiple Vulnerabilities at the Kenya Association of Professional Counselors, Nairobi and
CONNECT Institute of Family Systems in Harare, Zimbabwe. Most recently she taught a workshop
at the Forum Art Gallery in Chennai, India. She is currently a Fulbright Scholar in Nairobi.
10:00–11:30AM SESSION I PRESENTATIONS
SEcTION A Expressive Therapies in Residential care: Inside the Periphery
Chris Belkofer, MAAT, ATR, LCPC; Joe McGrath, MAAT; and Pamela Slane, RDTR, LPC
What is the role of the expressive therapist within the professional community? How does a therapist
establish and maintain their identities as artists and clinicians while meeting increased demands and
expanding roles within the larger system? This presentation will explore the role of the expressive arts
in residential treatment care. Issues of identity and diverse applications of expressive therapy treat-
ment interventions will be explored via the presentation of an expressive therapy’s department’s orga-
nizational structure, client case studies, and therapists’ personal narratives.
SEcTION B Intersectionality: cultural, Personal and Artistic Identity
Savneet Talwar, MA, ATR; Jackie Bousek, BA; Katherine Kiehn, BA; Ji Won Shin, BA;
and Kristina Vogt, BA
In this panel, presenters will explore the intersections of their cultural, personal and artistic identities.
The panel will illustrate how our investigations as art therapists can be advanced when we pay atten-
tion to race, class, gender, ethnicity, education, sexual orientation and citizenship in constructing and
negotiating hybrid cultural and social identities.
SEcTION c Part II: foster care in detroit: Serving, Surviving and celebrating
Heather Brown, MA, LPC
Working in a state-funded program in Detroit with traumatized children and their families poses many
professional and personal challenges for an art therapist. At last year’s IATA conference, Ms. Brown’s
presentation focused on the struggles of working in a traumatized system. This year she will share how
she has worked to overcome and cope with these obstacles through understanding, community sup-
port, and the healing power of creativity.
SEcTION d Navigating the long Road home: Reintegration of Soldiers and Their families
Katherine Dillingham, MA, RDT; Leslee Pollakoff Goldman, MA, ATR-BC;
Christine Hazelett, LCPC, ATR-BC; and Ted Rubenstein, PsyD, RDT
This presentation will describe the Yellow Ribbon Project, a reintegration program providing returning
soldiers and their families the opportunities to reconnect and communicate using art, music and drama.
Methods and creative arts activities similar to those presented will be illustrated, highlighting the issues
and emotional themes elicited by the children of returning soldiers.
SEcTION E Tumaini: development of a Therapeutic Arts Program for children in East Africa
Angela Lyonsmith, MAAT, ATR-BC, LCPC; and Cathy Moon, MA, ATR-BC
This presentation addresses the development of culturally relevant, sustainable, therapeutic arts
programming for children in Tanzania and Kenya who have been orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
The project is collaborative in nature, involving art therapists, artists, art educators, and cultural
workers from the U.S. and East Africa.
SEcTION f healing Expressions: Art Making in clinical and virtual Art communities
Lisa Kastello; and Lisa Kay, EdD, ATR-BC
Creating can enhance the ability of patients to cope with cancer treatment and provide an emotional
outlet during their treatment journey. This presentation chronicles a pilot project between an art
therapist in a cancer care center and an art educator’s facebook on-line artist community. Moreover,
this presentation describes way the artist trading cards (ATC) can be used in a clinical setting, illustrates
the benefits of sharing and trading images or artwork, and how creating healing artwork can be
expanded to a virtual community.
SEcTION G The digital Third hand: using New Media to Enhance Therapeutic Reflection
in Art Therapy - Michael Putzel, MA
In this presentation, the method and the value of using simple digital photography techniques as a
means of reflecting and honoring clients’ creative processes will be explored. The presenter will provide
a basic theoretical framework and overview of the use of digital media in art therapy. A step-by-step
demonstration of the pairing of digital and traditional art techniques in a therapeutic context will fol-
low. Case examples will illustrate how this technique may be used in short and long term therapeutic
SEcTION h Art as Outreach:Art Therapy as Mental health Ambassador for a college counseling
center - Kelley Linhardt, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT
This presentation chronicles the creation of an art therapy program within an existing college coun-
seling center at a diverse, urban university. Through the development of this program, art therapy’s
unique ability to be a first responder to students’ mental health needs were identified as were its abil-
ity to build community and to reach traditionally difficult-to-engage students.
11:30AM–1:00PM luNch - Lunch will be provided.
11:45AM–12:45PM POSTER PRESENTATIONS
What’s in a Name? - Reverend Kurt Fondriest, PhD, MFA, REAT, ATR, CPC
There is no greater dehumanizing act then to be called by one disability, illness, or diagnosis. We
each have a name. It is a part of our identity. This poster session will explore how many patients
or clients are not honored with identity recognition, but rather with a title of their limitation.
Bead collage as clinical, Research and Spiritual Practice - Lisa Kay, EdD, ATR-BC
Beads can be used clinically, as a research tool and as a meditation practice. The beading process can
connect us to parts of our “selves” and symbolize our interconnectedness. Beads, as a metaphor of
life, are natural links to feelings, memories and ideas. Carefully and intentionally selected, beads can
hold special meaning, express metaphors, and tell stories. This poster session presents ways “bead
collage” can be used clinically with groups/individuals, as an in-depth interview method, and in one’s
meditation and art practice.
Business of Empowerment; Social Enterprise from an Art Therapist’s Perspective
Angela Lyonsmith, MAAT, LCPC, ATR-BC
This poster session introduces social enterprises as dynamic, solution-oriented organizations that
use a business model to address a social purpose. Experience from my work as an administrator at
WomanCraft, a social enterprise of Heartland Alliances and possible implications for the field of
art therapy will be shared.
12:50–3:50PM SESSION II PRESENTATIONS OR WORkShOPS
Participants will choose to attend either a presentation track or a workshop track.
12:50–2:20PM PRESENTATION TRAck SECTION 1
SEcTION A Envisioning change: An Art Therapist’s Activism in child Welfare Reform
Barbara Fish, PhD, MA, ATR-BC, LCPC
This presenter works as part of a team from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Mental Health Policy
Program that is charged by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the Court of
Illinois, and the American Civil Liberties Union to ensure the quality of care for children in state custody.
This presentation explores the use of response art as a part of the presenter’s work assessing and
addressing residential and hospital programs serving DCFS wards.
SEcTION B dichos y chismes from a latino Art Therapist - Veronica Nava, MAAT
This presentation provides insights by a Latina art therapist working within a community
counseling agency in Chicago. She shares her expertise on using art therapy to serve the Latino
community. Topics include mental health needs and challenges in working with Latino families,
addressing the Latino stigma on mental health, working with cultural symbols, communication
issues between immigrant parents and first generation children, and perspectives of a Latina art
SEcTION c contemporary Art for the Art Therapist: Revisiting concepts, Media and Practices
Michael Ryan Noble, MAAT
A well-rounded art therapy practice requires excellent understanding of art traditions and psychologi-
cal theories. Although most art therapy professionals maintain their knowledge of current psychologi-
cal theories and research, the context and relevance of contemporary art is often undervalued. This
presentation is designed to educate participants about contemporary fine art media, concepts, and
2:20–3:50PM PRESENTATION TRAck SECTION 2
SEcTION A An Art Therapy Program developed and Implemented at a Therapeutic horseback
Riding center - Julie Ludwick, MA, LPC
This presentation will focus on an art therapy program that is in place at a therapeutic horseback riding
facility. For clients with physical, mental, and emotional special needs, therapeutic horseback riding
and art therapy have been found to complement one another and improve the quality of life for these
SEcTION B Put down your Guns - Katylnn Bush, BA; Monique Matic, BA;
Tomeka McGee-Holloway, BA; Debra Paskind, MA, ATR-BC, LCPC; Gail Roy, MA,
ATR-BC, LCPC; Gillian Taylor, BA; and Lynn C. Todman, PhD
The Englewood community has among the highest incidences of gun violence in the city of Chicago,
much of which involves the community’s youth. This panel of 7 individuals have worked from different
perspectives to make Englewood Youth Gun Violence Prevention Pilot Project a success.
SEcTION c ART AS TRANSfORMATION: The life and Work of Shaun McNiff
Bruce L. Moon, PhD, ATR-BC, HLM
This 36 minute video documentary was filmed at the Opening Colloquium of the graduate art therapy
program at Mount Mary College, an on-site in Cambridge and Gloucester, MA. The video documents
Dr. Shaun McNiff’s invaluable contribution to the theory in the art therapy profession.
12:50–3:20PM WORkShOP TRAck
SEcTION d Art Making and the Inner critic - Mary Andrus, MAAT, LCPC, ATR
In this workshop, participants will be invited to explore the blocks that inhibit pure self-expression
and will be presented with ideas on how to integrate art making into one’s daily life. Participants
will make art and be provided with resources and exercises for further self-exploration.
SEcTION E Working With Intention: Tending to the landscape of Our careers
Amy Lynn, MA, ATR, LCPC
Being vibrant and fulfilled with our work helps us remain effective art therapists, and keeps us
connected to the larger landscape of our profession. In this workshop, the facilitator will share
anecdotes and lessons learned from her own art therapy journey. Then you will get hands-on,
exploring what your intentions are for the work that you want to be doing.
SEcTION f using the Art Therapy Process to create Safety and Trust with Outpatient Eating
disorder clients - Katie Pruitt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Working in the outpatient setting with this high risk population will be explored, including how
the art therapy process can be utilized to develop safety and trust with clients. Case examples from
the group intensive outpatient program, family group, and work with individual art therapy clients
will be discussed.
SEcTION G healing: The Product of Art Therapy- Heather Randazzo, MA, LCPC, ATR-BC
Explore attachment theory, the therapeutic relationship and art making to conceptualize healing
from abuse. This presentation will define and explore attachment theories and how they relate to art
therapy. We will explore the relationship between attachment and the therapeutic relationship. These
concepts will be looked at through case examples and art making.
3:55–4:55PM EducATORS’ PANEl
Gussie Klorer, PhD, ATR-BC, LCSW, LCPC; Don Seiden, ATR ; Judy Sutherland, PhD,
ATR-BC, LCPC; Harriet Wadeson, PhD, LCSW, ATR-BC, HLM; and moderated by Randy
Vick, MS, ATR-BC, LCPC
This panel of important art therapy educational pioneers will reflect on the changing landscape of art
5:00–6:00PM clOSING cEREMONy
hand Percussion/drumming for Recreation, Wellness and fun!!!
New York-born Puerto Rican percussionist Carlos A. Cornier has been a pivotal force in the Chicago
community as a performer and cultural educator. Mr. Cornier is a core member of the Chicago based
bands Funkadesi and Picante, and instructor at the Old Town School of Folk Music. He will be sharing
his music as he has with corporations, children and adults with developmental disabilities and street
music fairs. “I treat everyone the same.” This fundamental belief with music has penetrated boundar-
ies and cultivated community to honor the human landscape.
6:00–7:00PM clOSING REcEPTION
Meet and Greet
Special thanks to the Adler School of Professional Psychology and the School of the Art
Institute of chicago for generously providing the venues for for this year’s conference.
received her MA in Art Therapy from the George Washington
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS University in Washington D.C.. She is a certified to teach art
and completed the Teacher Education Program at the Chicago
Mary Andrus, MAAT, LCPC, ATR is an art therapist currently
Institute for Psychoanalysis.
working in a psychiatric hospital, private practice and as an
adjunct professor at the Adler School of Professional Psychol- Lisa Kastello is working on her dissertation in pursuit of her
ogy. She provides individual counseling, group counseling and doctorate in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis
clinical supervision. She currently serves as Secretary of the in art education at Northern Illinois University. Ms. Kastello
Illinois Art Therapy Association. enjoys producing/exhibiting her own artwork. Over the past
15 years, she has had 5 one-woman shows and participated
Christopher Belkofer, MAAT, ATR, LCPC is a painter and a musi-
in 8 group exhibitions; many based on themes of social issues,
cian. An alumnus of S.A.I.C. art therapy program, he currently
particularly related to women’s health.
lives in Milwaukee with his wife Elizabeth and is an instructor
at the graduate art therapy program at Mount Mary College. Lisa Kay, EdD, ATR-BC is a dedicated artist, researcher, art
In addition, Chris is currently working on his doctorate in therapist and art educator. She teaches art therapy and art
Expressive Therapies at Lesley University in Cambridge, Mas- education at the School of the Art Institute and Northern
sachusetts. Chris worked at Lutherbrook Child and Adolescent Illinois University. Her art work has been exhibited in galler-
Center for six years, where he helped to found, structure, and ies and juried exhibitions around the country and is part of
supervise the Expressive Therapies Department. her research process. Lisa facilitates the Healing Expressions
Program for patients with cancer at the Kishwaukee Cancer
Jackie Bousack, BA in Visual Art and Cinema studies is current-
Care Center and provides professional development and con-
ly pursuing her Master’s of Art Therapy degree at the School
sultation services to mental health professionals, hospitals, art
of the Art Institute of Chicago. She explores issues of culture,
organizations and school districts.
ethnicity, and ideas of home through new media, editing ap-
proaches and mixed media installations in her artwork and art Katherine Kiehn, BA in Art History is currently pursuing her
therapy practice. Master’s degree in Art Therapy at the School of the Art In-
stitute. She interns at the Community Counseling Center of
Heather Brown, MA, LPC is from the east coast and is a gradu-
Chicago with an adult outpatient population and conducts a
ate of the Art Therapy and Counseling Program at Virginia
group exploring the role of alternative materials in art therapy
Medical School. Three years ago she relocated to Detroit,
Michigan and began working at a non-profit community-
based mental health agency serving youth and their families Gussie Klorer, PhD, ATR-BC, LCSW, LCPC is the Director of the
who are in foster care and adoptions. Graduate Art Therapy Counseling program at Southern Illinois
University Edwardsville. She also has a private practice spe-
Carlos A. Cornier is a New York-born Puerto Rican percussion-
cializing in work with severely maltreated children and their
ist who has been a pivotal force in the Chicago community
adoptive or foster families.
as a performer and cultural educator. In addition to being a
founding member of Funkadesi, Carlos is the long-term Latin Kelley Linhardt, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT is a Brooklyn-based art
percussion instructor at the Old Town School of Folk Music. therapist currently splitting her time between an acute inpa-
tient unit at a large public hospital and the counseling center
Amanda R. Courson, BA is a graduate from Columbia College
at the New School University where she provides individual,
in Chicago, Illinois who received her Bachelor’s degree in 2006
group, and community art therapy interventions to members
in Advertising/Art Direction, with an emphasis in Psychology.
of its large urban campus. Ms. Linhardt received her M.A. in
She is currently a second-year Masters in Counseling: Art Ther-
Art Therapy from New York University and has also trained at
apy student at the Adler School of Professional Psychology.
the International Trauma Studies Program at Columbia Univer-
Katherine Dillingham, MA, RDT is a Drama Therapist at the sity and the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy.
Institute for Therapy through the Arts, Yellow Ribbon Project
Julie Ludwick, MAAT, LPC, developed and implements the art
Coordinator. Ms. Dillingham received her MA in Drama Ther-
therapy program at Equestrian Connection, an organization
apy from N.Y.U. and her BA in acting from The Hartt School in
that serves individuals with special needs including cerebral
Connecticut. She is a member of the National Association of
palsy, autism spectrum disorders, and developmental delays.
As an active artist, she examines thoughts and questions in her
Christine Hazelett, MA, LCPC, ATR-BC is an art therapist at the work and life.
Institute for Therapy through the Arts and in Private Practice.
Angela Lyonsmith, MAAT, ATR-BC, LCPC is an instructor in the
Christine graduated with a BFA in Fine Art/Art Education and
graduate art therapy program at the School of the Art Insti-
received her Master’s degree in Art Therapy from the Univer-
tute of Chicago. She works as an art therapist in private prac-
sity of Illinois at Chicago. She has been practicing Art Therapy
tice with adults & children, consults in program development,
for 10 years.
and is a mixed media artist. Current interests include initia-
Barbara Fish, PhD, ATR-BC, LCPC is on the faculty of the Uni- tives in East Africa and advocacy for people with disabilities.
versity of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, in the
Monique Matic, BA is a current 2nd year graduate student in
Mental Health Policy Program and adjunct faculty in the Art
the Master’s of Art Therapy at the Adler School of Professional
Therapy Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Psychology, interning at RISE Children’s Program, YWCA.
Reverend Kurt Fondriest, PhD, MFA, REAT, ATR, CPC works at
Bruce L. Moon, PhD, ATR-BC, HLM is a professor, chair of art
Miscericordia Home in Chicago, a residential facility which is
therapy department at Mount Mary College. He has prac-
called home by nearly 600 younger to older adults living with
ticed art therapy for over 35 years and is the author of ten art
various disabilities. He is also an active painter and writer.
therapy text books.
Leslee Pollakoff Goldman, MA, ATR-BC is Director of the Art
Cathy Moon, MA, ATR-BC is an associate professor and chair
Therapy at the Institute for Therapy through the Arts and has
of the graduate art therapy program at the School of the
been practicing Art Therapy for over 25 years. Ms. Goldman
Art Institute of Chicago and an art therapist at ArtWorks, a
community-based program in Chicago. She is the author of student at the Adler School of Professional Psychology.
Studio Art Therapy: Cultivating the Artist Identity in the Art Gail Roy, MA, ATR-BC, LCPC is on faculty at the Adler School of
Therapist and editor of Materials and Media in Art Therapy: Professional Psychology, Counseling Psychology: Art Therapy
Critical Understanding of Diverse Artistic Vocabularies. Program. Ms. Roy served as past treasurer for IATA and past
Tomeka McGee-Holloway, BA, current 2nd year graduate President of Public Relations for AATA. Gail has also taught
student in the Master’s of Art Therapy at the Adler School of at UIC and Northwestern and has given numerous workshops
Professional Psychology, interning at Art Therapy Connections. promoting art therapy in Illinois. She has 20 years of practice
as an art therapist with a special interest in child art therapy.
Joe McGrath, MAAT is an Art Therapist/Instructor at the Acad-
emy of Lutherbrook Child and Adolescent Center, a residential Don Seiden, MA, ATR was the founder of the Art Therapy
facility and therapeutic day school in Addison, IL. Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the
charter president of the Illinois Art Therapy Association.
Veronica Isabel Nava, MAAT is born of Mexican parents, raised
in Chicago, Cincinnati and Puerto Rico; BFA/Art Ed, University Jiwon Shin BA, is a second year student in the MAAT program
of Cincinnati; Masters of Art & Art Therapy, School of the Art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is interested
Institute of Chicago; staff therapist, Community Counseling in development of attachment between a caregiver and a
Center of Chicago; speaks to Chicago north side communities child, particularly between pregnant woman and unborn
on mental health. child.
Kate McIntosh, MPS, ATR-BC is currently working at the School Gloria Simoneaux, MA, REAT, EXA founded Harambee Arts:
for Expressive Arts and Learning, an alternative school with Let’s pull together (www.harambeearts.org); training caregiv-
students aged 5-20 with emotional and behavioral challenges. ers in sub-Saharan Africa. In 1989 she founded DrawBridge:
She currently serves as President Elect and Conference Chair of An Arts Program for Homeless Children (www.drawbridge.org)
the Illinois Art Therapy Association. and served as executive director until 2008. Ms. Simoneaux
teaches Expressive Arts with Children facing Multiple Vulner-
Michael Ryan Noble, MAAT earned his Master’s of Arts in Art
abilities at the Kenya Association of Professional Counselors,
Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He
Nairobi and CONNECT Institute of Family Systems in Harare,
is an art therapy volunteer in Costa Rica and is re-performing
Zimbabwe. Most recently she taught a workshop at the Forum
the work of Marina Abramovic at the Museum of Modern Art
Art Gallery in Chennai, India. She is currently a Fulbright
Scholar in Nairobi.
Debra Paskind, MA, ATR-BC, LCPC, Core faculty, Adler School
Pamela Slane, MA, LPC, DTR received her Masters in Dance
of Psychology, Counseling Psychology: Art Therapy Program.
and Movement Therapy and Counseling and the Graduate
She is an ATCB board member, past President of IATA, and has
Laban Certification in Movement Analysis from Columbia
taught for the art therapy programs at UIC and Northwestern
College in Chicago, Illinois. She also received her professional
Universities. She has worked as an art therapist in a variety of
certification in Animal Assisted Therapy from Animal Behav-
ioral Institute in Durham, North Carolina and is currently the
Kate Pruitt, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, graduate from Drexel University. Expressive Therapies Supervisor at Lutherbrook Child Adoles-
She then began working with adolescents and women with cent Unit.
eating disorders at the Renfrew Center in Philadelphia, Penn-
Judy Sutherland, PhD, ATR-BC, LCPC is former Director of the
sylvania. After relocating to Chicago in 2007, she has been
Art Therapy programs at the Adler School of Professional
able to continue her work with Insight Psychological Center.
She sees individuals and facilitates groups through their eve-
ning Intensive Outpatient Program. Savneet Talwar, MA, ATR-BC is an Associate Professor in the
graduate art therapy program at the School of the Art Insti-
Michael Putzel, MA is an art therapist living and working in
tute. Her current research takes an interdisciplinary approach
the Denver metro area in Colorado. He has provided psychiat-
in the study of art therapy practice and issues in identity dif-
ric art therapy in a hospital setting with children and adoles-
ference. She is particularly interested in navigating discourses
cents. Additionally, he has worked with children with develop-
of the body as they relate to race, class, gender and sexuality.
mental disabilities, and adults with severe mental illnesses.
Lynn C. Todman, PhD, Director of the Adler Institute on Social
Heather Randazzo, MA, LCPC, ATR-BC has been working with
Exclusion (ISE) has a Master’s in City Planning and a Ph.D. in
victims of abuse for more than 10 years. Heather is Director
Urban and Regional Planning from the Massachusetts Institute
on the IATA board and a member of IATA and AATA since
of Technology. Her focus is in urban poverty and community
1998. She recently published Counseling Victims of Child
development and was the driving force behind the planning,
Sexual Abuse, in ICA’s first magazine distributed September
funding, and development of the Englewood Program.
Randy Vick, MS, ATR-BC, LCPC is an associate professor of art
Ted Reubenstein, PsyD, RDT is Clinical Director at the Institute
therapy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as well as
for Therapy through the Arts. Ted is an Assistant Professor of
researcher, consultant and author.
Clinical Psychology in the Child and Adolescent Track at the
Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He is a Registered Kristina Vogt, BA is currently pursuing her MAAT at the School
Drama Therapist, a member of the American Psychological of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is interested in the art as a
Association, the Illinois Psychological Association, and the tool for identity exploration. Kristina focuses much of her art
Central Region representative to the Board of the National and research on race, class, and gender issues. She currently
Association of Drama Therapy. works with low-income teen mothers doing home-visit art
Julia Rice, BA is a graduate from North Carolina State Univer-
sity in Raleigh, North Carolina who received her Bachelor’s Harriet Wadeson, PhD, LCSW, ATR-BC, HLM established and
degrees in Art and Design and Psychology in 2007. She is directed the Art Therapy Graduate Program at the University
currently a second-year Masters in Counseling: Art Therapy of Illinois at Chicago for 23 years.
“Untitled” Pastels and Conte on Paper. Patrick Morrissey, ATR, lcPc
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that the creative process involved in the making of art is healing and life enhancing. Its mission is to
service its members and the general public by endorsing standards of professional competence and
promoting knowledge in the field of art therapy.
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SESSION II (PRESENTATION OR WORKSHOP TRACK)
PRESENTATION TRAck SECTION I 12:50-2:20PM PRESENTATION TRAck SECTION II 2:30-3:50PM
SECTION A ______ SECTION B ______ SECTION C ______ SECTION A ______ SECTION B ______ SECTION C ______
WORkShOP TRAck 12:50-3:20PM
SECTION D ______ SECTION E ______ SECTION F ______ SECTION G ______
I plan to attend the Friday, February 5th, 2010 Art Event YES______ NO ______ cONfERENcE fEES
EARly REGISTRATION $___________
$110 for IATA members
NAME CREDENTIALS $115 for non-IATA members
$60 for students
lATE REGISTRATION $___________
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT OR UNIVERSITY
$125 for IATA members
$130 for non-IATA members
$70 for students
CITY STATE ZIP cEu $10 $___________
EMAIL TOTAl ENclOSEd $___________
Nicole Bailey IATA Conference Commmittee
2302 W. North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647