During individual sessions, both verbal and art methods are utilized to support your (or your loved ones) goals. Empathy and encouragment throughout the art making helps clients to move through the process feeling safe and secure. I encourage clients to explore their responses and ideas related to their artwork which helps them to gain insight and clarity over time.  


During group art therapy sessions, you or your loved one will have the opportunity to work out problems and emotional issues in a group seting with others who may have similar challenges and goals. The group structure will vary based on members needs and may include working on individual art work or a collective group art piece. Group art therapy is particularly benefical if you or your loved one struggles with interpersonal relationships and social situations. 


 Individual and group supervision is available for new art therapy professionals seeking to grow professionally and/or enhance their professional self care. Confidently discuss professional challenges in a safe and nurturing space. Includes opportunities for art making as well as confidential case presentations. Supervision is available for new Art Therapy graduates seeking their New York State LCAT and/or their Registered Art Therapist (ATR) credential. Please contact me for further information on attaining the LCAT and ATR credentials. 


Other creative specialties include sandplay therapy, play therapy, new media/digital arts, photography, video, greenscreen, and stop motion animation. These art forms may be used when appropriate and/or if a patient has a particular interest.

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