For LCAT's and Social Workers
The Art Therapy Project is recognized by New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #0006 and social workers #0500.
We provide workshops year-round that cover a wide variety of clinical topics and include art experientials to further connect content with practice to provide an enjoyable, unique experience while getting CE hours.
Friday, October 25 | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
“Ethical Considerations in Private Practice”
Emery Hurst Mikel, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, LCPAT
As therapists, we entered this career to help others, and now we must make sure that we understand all of the ethical dilemmas that can come up now that we are practicing. When thinking about entering into private practice or growing an existing client base, it is important to think about ethical considerations that fall squarely on our shoulders as practitioners. Though this can seem daunting, knowing how to navigate issues that are bound to arise, is key to providing excellent treatment and having a successful practice.
Join us for this 3 CE hour workshop to look at common ethical considerations, including finances and marketing, so that you can walk away feeling equipped with a new level of understanding and confidence in your work. Workshop includes art experientials throughout to help connect with various ethical concepts and explore our connection as therapists to being in the business world of private practice.
Presented by: Emery Hurst Mikel, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, LCPAT. Emery is the founder and director of Water & Stone, a Creative Arts Therapy PLLC. W&S currently has 13 creative arts therapists seeing individual clients and running groups. It also offers regular LCAT CE workshops both in-person and live online. The company grew out of Emery’s experiences living and working in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Long Island, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. To help other therapists interested in similar work, Emery authored The Art of Business: A Guide for Creative Arts Therapists (JKP, 2013), which focuses on contracting and business basics. She is currently working on her second book focused on private practice and starting a company.
Emery’s therapeutic work supports adults dealing with anxiety, grief, loss, fertility issues and women who want to find and use their voices more effectively in the world. Along with these pursuits, she mentors other therapists, supervises interns, guest lectures at George Washington University and is adjunct faculty at Nazareth College. She received her MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology: Art Therapy from Naropa University in Boulder, CO.