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Presented by MPS Art Therapy

Community Lecture Series: “I’m Being Held Here Against My Will”

Art Therapy for Engaging Acute Psychiatric Patients in Treatment
Mar 19, 2021; 6:00 - 7:30pm

Through memorable case histories from Bellevue Hospital, art therapist Ann Ellen Goodstein (MPS 2013 Art Therapy) looks at unique ways art therapy works to engage acute psychiatry patients in treatment during their admissions on locked, inpatient psychiatric units. Presented by MPS Art Therapy. Register here.


Ann Ellen Goodstein, MPS, ATR-BC, LCAT is an art therapist in Bellevue’s In-Patient Psychiatry Resident Training Unit. As part of a clinical team, Goodstein treats patients experiencing episodes of acute mental illness including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, major depressive disorder along with substance abuse. Her passion for the efficacy of art therapy informs her work with art therapy interns and other trainees as well as her presentations to audiences at the AATA Conference, at NYC Health & Hospitals’ Creative Arts Therapy Conference, Bellevue Hospital’s Friday Case Conference, and other educational venues. Goodstein received her Master’s in Art Therapy from the School of Visual Arts. Ann also treats individuals in private practice, integrating art therapy with varied approaches drawn from Gestalt, CBT, Positive Psychology and Mindfulness Meditation.


School of Visual Arts, MPS Art Therapy Department 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-0054.


1.5 CE hours available for LCATs.


Note: All events listed on sva.edu/events are in Eastern Time (ET).

Free and open to the public