Art therapy: Synapse and Syntax

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Art therapy: Synapse and Syntax

Monday, Feb. 9th, 10:15am-2:15pm

28 Old Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11201

Join Nicole Porter Willcox at home with special Guest Art therapist Caroline Maby for a day of exploration and creativity. Caroline is the founding Director of Couleur de Coeur in France and responded in Haiti with CHART support. Throughout the day the two women will lead cross-cultural comparisons on the effectiveness of art therapy trauma response.


In the morning Nicole will introduce everyone to the effective teaching methods she employed to initiate and expand art therapy programming in Newtown, CT. After lunch Nicole will share past Emerald Sketch Art therapy projects and upcoming activities/ opportunities.


The two will discuss responses of the Charlie Hebdo shooting and methods to implement an art therapy response team.


A final rejuvenating art therapy task will foster self awareness and growth while closing for the day.

10:15 - 10:30 am Arrival/Meeting
10:30 - 12:00 pm Psycho-Educational Art therapy Experience
Art therapy, neuroscience, and communication
12:00 pm Grimaldi's Pizza Break
12:30 - 2:00 pm Emerald Sketching: Past, Present and Future
2:00 - 2:15 pm Closing/Depart

Graduate Student Rate: $15
Art therapist Group Supervision Rate: $35
*Includes Grimaldi's Lunch Slice

MUST RSVP BY SUNDAY Feb 8, 2015 10:00 AM

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