This unique, one-day creative seminar in group therapy will be taught by five professional arts therapists. Experientially and didactically, participants will be introduced to the use of art, music, dance, poetry and psychodrama as therapeutic techniques.
Dance Therapy –
Dr. Suzi Tortora, Ed.D, ADTR, CMA, LCAT, LMHC, KMP
Suzi Tortora is a nationally known certified dance therapist, specializing in pediatrics. She is a private practitioner, author and senior dance therapist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Gay French-Ottaviani is a certified psychodramatist, group therapist and licensed clinical social worker with a private practice in Pound Ridge, New York.
Art Therapy –
Ker Beckley, a clinical art therapist and artist in her own right, is the Director of Art Therapy at Four Winds Psychiatric Hospital in Katonah, NY.
Poetry and Journal Therapy –
Nancy Scherlong is a registered poetry therapist as well as a clinical social worker in a private practice, an EMDR practitioner, a certified hypnotist, an AMRC disaster mental health clinician and an internal family systems practitioner.
Music Therapy –
Karen Popkin provides music therapy services within the Integrative Medicine Service at
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Fee: MSW students, $80
Fordham MSW alumni, $90
Contact Jane Edwards, Associate Dean of Social Work Program, Fordham
Westchester Campus, firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. There is a limited number spaces for participants, so sign up now.
We will be accepting people on a first come first serve basis.
Registration requested by December 15.