(Live Event, 1 CE) Creativity and Trauma Modalities
with Mari Grande, LCAT, LCSW-R, EMDR
This course is worth 1.0 live event, continuing education contact hour for LCATs in New York state.
This presentation will explore art therapy, the creative process, and trauma modalities, including definitions, intersections and case vignettes.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three effective and popular modalities used to treat trauma.
- Participants will be able to define what a “trauma informed approach” means.
- Participants will be able to identify two creative art therapy interventions that are also part of other trauma informed modalities.
Mari Grande is a licensed Creative Arts Therapist and licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in New York City where she sees individuals and families. Her specialty is helping people work through overwhelming circumstances and reaching deeper understandings of themselves and their relationships. She is also an EMDR therapist and EMDR consultant in training, Hypnotherapist, and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner in training. Mari is on the faculty of the Institute for Expressive Analysis (IEA), former Director of Admissions into art therapy process with children.
Briana MacWilliam has over 12 years of clinical experience as a creative arts therapist, and is the Founder and Director of CreativeArtsTherapiesOnline.com. She has held two directorial positions in community-based and day-treatment settings, and was a research outcomes coordinator for four years, at the Amen Clinics, Inc.—a brain research and diagnostic facility. She edited and co-authored two books on the subjects of attachment and complicated grief, and working with LGBTQ populations. She is also the Director for Continuing Education for Pratt Institute’s Creative Arts Therapies Department. Additionally, she provides training in spiritual wealth and professional development online, through her program, "The Abundant Healer."
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CreativeArtsTherapiesOnline.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Creative Arts Therapists. (#CAT-0014.)