Drama, Playback & Psychodrama

at the Expressive Therapies Summit

The Summit begins

Thursday, Nov. 7th 2013 at 10am

1601 Broadway

New York, NY

The Power of the Arts in Trauma Therapy

A Symposium within the Expressive Therapies Summit


(attend one day or both)

Expressive Arts Therapists • Psychoanalysts
Family Therapists • Psychologists


Craig Haen, MA, RDT, CGP, FAGPA, LCAT - Chairperson

David Read Johnson, PHD, RDT-BCT

Sue Jennings, PhD, RDTh, RDT

Featured Speaker, Thursday

Co-founder of the British Association for Dramatherapists, and author of many books, Sue is Visiting Fellow Leeds at Metropolitan University, and Visiting Professor at NYU, Tel Hai College, and Anglia-Ruskin University. A pioneer of dramatherapy, she developed Neuro-Dramatic-Play and Embodiment-Projection-Role as intertwining developmental paradigms for education, therapy, and community.

Over 125 Sessions, Including . . .


10:00 am - 5:15 pm

Chakra Sounding, Imagery & Psychodrama:

Overcoming Obstacles, Accessing Wisdom

Mimi Moyer, MS, BC-DMT, LCAT, NCC

Pamela Goffman, LCSW, CP, PA

10:00 am - 5:15 pm

Clinical Hindsight: Learning from Our Success & Mistakes

Judith A. Rubin, PhD, ATR-BC, HLM

Eleanor C. Irwin, PhD, RDT, TEP

10:00 am - 5:15 pm

Positive Psychology for Therapists and Their Clients:

Art Therapy, Narrative and Psychodrama

Gioia Chilton, MA, ATR-BC • Daniel Tomasulo, PhD, MFA, TEP, MAPP

Rebecca Wilkinson, MA, ATR-BC • Lani A. Gerity, DA, ATR

10:00 am - 5:15 pm

RasaBoxes: A Multimodal Approach to Affect Regulation & Emotional Intelligence

Andrew M. Gaines, LCAT, RDT-BCT


10:00 am - 5:15 pm

Action Methods & Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT): Encountering Wise Mind

Rebecca Walters, MS, LCAT, LMHC, TEP

10:00 am - 5:15 pm

Autism & Creative Expression: Working with the Mind and Body

through Drama, Music, Movement, Art

Loretta Gallo-Lopez, MA, LMHC, RPT-S, RDT-BCT • Lisa Powers Tricomi, MA, RDT-BC, LCAT • Jane Ferris Richardson, EdD, ATR-BC, RPT-S, LMHC • Joanne Lara, MA

10:00 am - 5:15 pm

Creating Positive Interventions through Psychodrama, Puppetry & Art

Daniel Tomasulo, PhD, MFA, TEP, MAPP

Lani A. Gerity, DA, ATR

10:00 am - 5:15 pm

Theater of the Oppressed: Creative Solutions through Multimodal Exploration

Alexander Cheryomukhin, MA


10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Practical Psychodrama Techniques for Working with Adolescents & Adults

Nan Nally-Seif, TEP, LCSW, DCSW

Shared Stories & Drama Therapy: A Roadmap to Treatment

Heidi Landis, RDT-BCT, LCAT, TEP, CGP

Meredith Dean, RDT, LCAT, CASAC-T

2:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Promoting Well-Being in Persons with Dementia through

Drama Therapy Techniques

Nancy Sondag, RDT/BCT, LCAT, CDP, QDCP

Jarred Sharar

The Art & Drama of Making Masks

Janine Schiller, BS

Emily Sharp, MA, LCAT

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Introduction to Playback Theater for Arts Therapists

Judy Swallow, MA, LCAT, TEP

Journey to the Heart of Hurt:

Multimodal Treatment of Young Domestic Violence Survivors

Allyn Sitjar, MA, RDT, LCAT • Erica Bogart, MA

Amy Clarkson, MMT, MT-BC, CP, LCAT • Macheis Wind

Mindfulness in Emotional Healing through Meditation,

Action Methods & Group Process

Jaye Moyer, LCSW-R, TEP

Jacqueline Siroka, ACSW, TEP, CGP

4:10 pm - 5:30 pm

Research in the Creative Arts Therapies: Purposes & Possibilities

Presented by NCCATA

Sherry Goodill, PhD, BC-DMT, NCC, LPC • Nisha Sajnani, PhD, RDT-BCT

Donna Kaiser, PhD, ATR-BC • Kathleen M. Murphy, PhD, LPC, LCAT, MT-BC

Heidi Landis, RDT-BCT, TEP, LCAT • Nancy Scherlong, LCSW, PTR-M/S


10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Harnessing the Power of the Social Atom: A Technique for All Arts Therapists

Linda Bianchi, TEP, LCSW, LICSW

Integrating Transpersonal Practices into Psychodrama & Drama Therapy

Saphira B. Linden, MA, RDT/BCT, TEP, LCAT

Daniel J. Wiener, PhD, RDT/BCT, LMFT

11:40 am - 1:00 pm

The Role of Resistance in Psychoanalytic Creative Arts Therapy

Sara Lavner, NCPsyA, RDT, LP

Janet Sullivan, NCPsyA, CMT, LP, LCAT

2:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Integrating Performance Learning into Clinical Training

Maria Hodermarska, RDT, CASAC, ICADAC, LCAT • Nisha Sajnani, PhD, RDT

Mindfulness, Spontaneity & Faith in Successful Therapy

Anath Garber, MA, TEP

4:10 pm - 5:30 pm

Film, Art & Drama as Partners in Healing Traumatized Veterans

Stephanie Wise, ATR-BC, LCAT

Emily Nash, LCAT


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