Art therapist, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
MPS Art Therapy
Education

MPS, Pratt Institute; M.S.Ed., University of Miami


Professional experience includes

Art therapist, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient Unit, at Mount Sinai; teaching artist, Marquis Studios; art therapist, Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital


Publications include

The Elephant in the Room: The Need for Increased Integrative Therapies in Conventional Medical Settings; Intercultural Horizons Vol. lll - Intercultural Competence: Key to the New Multicultural Societies of the Globalized World


Presentations include

“An Art Therapy Pilot: Treating Adolescent Pain in the Pediatric ED,” Mayo Clinic Humanities in Medicine Symposium; “Boxed Identity: Reflections on Permanence and Change in Tradition,” European Consortium for Arts Therapies in Education; “My Fear in the Other’ Hands: A Workshop for Clinical Staff,” Queensborough, Community College; “Using the Arts to Bridge Gaps Between the Service Provider/Art Therapist and the Urban Poor Client,” European Consortium for Art Therapies in Education


Awards and honors include

Research Grant, American Art Therapy Association; Early Childhood Disabilities Grant, University of Miami