The recent surge of coloring books and their faulty marketing as a form of art therapy have sparked debate within the art therapy community and the public at large. We interviewed one of our art therapists, Suzanne Deisher, MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT, to get her insight on whether coloring books serve as a form of art therapy or serve as a therapeutic mechanism.Read More
This fall, Rob Belgrod LCAT, ATR-BC will present his research with Dr. Ian Kwok from Mount Sinai Beth Israel on standard documentation in art therapy at the Canadian Art Therapy Association Annual Conference as well as the American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference.Read More
The Art Therapy Project presents “Bridging the Gaps,” an exhibition to commemorate Pride month that showcases the works of our clients from the LGBTQ+ community. The art highlights the desire to bridge transitory spaces that exist within oneself, as well as those that still exist for the LGBTQ+ community within present day society as a whole.Read More
In May, The Art Therapy Project will present their Annual Client Art Exhibition, which features artwork made by our clients in their group art therapy sessions. The exhibition is open to the public and serves as a rare opportunity for outsiders to learn more about the impact of art therapy.Read More
To recognize Creative Arts Therapy Week, we interviewed art therapist, Rob Belgrod LCAT, ATR-BC about new and exciting research that TATP is conducting with Dr. Ian Kwok of Mount Sinai Hospital System.Read More
We have some exciting news to share with you! The Art Therapy Project recently launched a new program, The Art Therapy Practice. This unique, individualized program is based on an entirely different model than our original approach yet is deeply rooted in the same concept: healing through art.Read More
Children's Mental Health Week is February 4 - 10. To recognize and spread awareness on the importance of children's mental health, we spoke with one of our art therapists, Mickie Hoffman ATR-BC, LCAT, who works with a youth group at New Destiny Housing in the Bronx. New Destiny Housing is a New York CityRead More
Welcome to the final section of our interview with our art therapist, Val Koutmina ATR-BC, LCAT, who works with survivors of sexual trauma. In Part 3, you will read about what happens in Val’s group art therapy session and why she believes art therapy is important.
What happens in your art therapy sessions?Read More
Welcome to Part 2 of our interview with one of our art therapists, Val Koutmina ATR-BC, LCAT, who works with survivors of sexual trauma. In Part 2, you will read how Val approaches her sessions and how art therapy can transform trauma.
How do you approach your art therapy sessions?Read More
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and The Art Therapy Project is honored to share with you some of the impact that art therapy has on the treatment for survivors of sexual trauma. In an effort to understand how art therapy can help access trauma and provide opportunities for self-transformation and recovery, we spoke with one of our art therapists, Val Koutmina ATR-BC, LCAT, who works with survivors of sexual trauma. The interview is split into a three part series. Here is the first part, which focuses on trauma.
What is trauma?Read More