Expressive Therapies Conference – April 2013

EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPIES AS MEDICINE: Creativity, Health & Healing, EMI’s
Spring Institute, will be held in Alexandria, VA from April 12-14, 2013,
just minutes from the Washington, DC Cherry Blossom Festival. The theme of
this year’s Spring event refers to the wide range of healthcare and
medical situations where arts therapists empower people to manage mind,
body, and spirit. These clinicians have a great deal to teach therapists
in any setting about work with clients of all ages and needs.

A special highlight will be the East Coast Premiere on Friday, April 12th,
of , “Yes You Can!” It tells the inspiring story of Art
Therapy Pioneer, Mickie McGraw, and the Art Therapy Studio she co-founded
in Cleveland, Ohio in 1967. Here is a link to the film on the EMI website:
http://www.expressivemedia.org/f13.html

This year, Expressive Media Inc. is proud to share their sponsorship, weekend, program
options, and hotel with the First Annual Play Mid-Atlantic Play Therapy
Training Institute, chaired by Eliana Gil, PhD, ATR. In founding this
event, Dr. Gil, winner of the Association for Play Therapy Lifetime
Achievement Award and a registered art therapist, has designated its theme
“Creative, Integrated Treatment of Traumatized Children & Families.” Both
Institutes feature an inspiring program of presentations, workshops, and
full-day classes; they feature art, music, drama, dance, and poetry
therapies for people of all ages.

For more information and to register visit:
http://institute.expressivemedia.org

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