Mind-Body Healing Through the Arts Session 3 -The Trauma in the Room: Art Therapy in Transforming Trauma

8:00 p.m.

Licensed art therapist James Andralis presents “The Trauma in the Room: Art Therapy in Transforming Trauma,” the third in a series of lectures by renowned professionals in the creative arts therapy (CAT) field. The lecture will focus on establishing and maintaining safety when working with survivors of complex trauma.James Andralis, LCAT, is a licensed art therapist in private practice on the Upper East Side. He received postgraduate training at the Trauma Studies Center at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and is trained in Internal Family Systems Therapy as well as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).The field of creative arts therapy is rapidly gaining recognition as an essential component of health care. By tapping into the expressive aspects of body, mind, and spirit through music, sound, imagery, role-playing, and movement, creative arts therapists facilitate self-actualization and healing within therapeutic relationships.Other lectures in this series: “The Bond : Connecting the Space Between Us” on Wednesday, June 8, by Lynne McTaggart; “Drama Therapy in Child Psychiatry” on Wednesday, June 15, presented by Dr. Elisabeth Davis; and “Music in Wellness: The Next Wave” on Wednesday, June 29 with Dr. Louise Montello.This lecture series is presented by the Creative Arts Therapy program at The New School, which offers a professional certificate in four areas of study: Art, Music, Drama, and Dance/Movement.

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Building, 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor (enter at 66 West 12th Street)

Register for course NCAT0701 at 212.229.5690 and attend all four events for $165.

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