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Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Therapy: Affect Regulation and Family Therapy

Apr 10, 2015 09:00am -
Apr 10, 2015 04:30pm

Event Description

Michelle Harris, MA, instructor

This training will focus on practical applications with a trauma-informed Expressive Arts Therapy approach. Michelle Harris, LMHC, ATR-BC, from the MSPP Expressive Arts Therapy program, will present a workshop with experiential exercises, lecture and case studies about affect regulation using the expressive arts.

Specific learning objectives:

  • To increase understanding and integration of trauma treatment frameworks with expressive art therapy treatment through didactic presentations, art experientials, case studies, and discussion.

  • To increase self-awareness and cultural competence through the purposeful use of the self in expressive arts therapy experientials.

  • Have an understanding of the importance of promoting resilience and post-traumatic growth through affect regulation skills building and expressive arts therapy.

Program Code: EAT6
6 CE Credits

Location: at MSPP, Newton

Michelle Harris, MA, LMHC, is a board certified registered art therapist (ATR-BC) who specializes in trauma sensitive art therapy with a cross-cultural lens.  She has been a clinician and trainer at the Trauma Center at JRI and both taught and worked as the Associate Director of Field Training at Lesley University in the Expressive Therapies Division.  She has also worked as a clinician and consultant with teachers in the Boston Public School system on approaches to improve learning for students with trauma exposure.

Event Type:Continuing Education Program
Category:Counseling & Psychotherapy
Early registration ends on Feb 15, 2015.
Regular registration starts on Feb 16, 2015 and ends on Mar 30, 2015.
Late registration starts on Mar 31, 2015.


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Therapy - EAT6
Member Fee: $135.00$135.00$135.00
Non-Member Fee: $135.00$135.00$135.00

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