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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.


Upcoming Workshops


Friday, September 27 | 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
“Part II of Affirming Clinical Treatment: How We Provide Care for Transgender, Non-Binary and Gender Expansive Clients”
Taryn Crosby, LCSW (she/her)

Too often clients of transgender and gender non-binary experience carry the burden of educating their mental health providers on how to provide them with adequate care. This workshop will increase participants’ knowledge and awareness around clinical considerations when working with transgender and non-binary clients so that their practice is not just adequate but affirming. Through clinical vignettes, group consultation and experiential exercises, this workshop will present important elements of gender-inclusive care. Participants will be exposed to material for supportive interventions and developing gender-affirming environments.

Taryn Crosby, LCSW (she/her) is a psychotherapist at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, a leader in providing LGBTQ healthcare. She is also in private practice in Manhattan. As a facilitator, Taryn has provided workshops on mental health, anti-oppression and sexuality & reproductive justice topics to schools, clinics, non-profit and community-based organizations.


Earlier This Year

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Friday, July 19
“Navigating End of Life and Loss in Treatment”
Suzanne Deisher, MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT

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Friday, June 7
“Mandalas: Containment, Communication and Empathy”
Sophia Saad, MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT


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Friday, May 17
“Yoga, Art Therapy and Trauma Treatment: Understanding the Healing Capacity of The Brain"
Karen Gibbons ATR-BC, LCAT, C-IAT


Friday, April 12
“Art Therapy in Our Education System: A Therapeutic Model"
Sophia Saad MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT

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Friday, March 15

“How Art Therapy Heals Trauma in the Aftermath of Mass Tragedies"

Nicole Porter Davis ATR-BC, LCAT

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Friday, February 2

"Lifting Lives, Building Futures, Lasting Change; Art Therapy in rural Tanzania"

Mickie Hoffman MA, ATR-BC, LCAT