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Liz Beck, MA, ATR
Art Making and the iPad:
Exploring the Use of Tablet Devices
Within a Therapeutic Environment
9:30am - 11:30am
2 CEUs available
1: Participants/Attendees will be able to list at least two (2) ways to research art-making apps as well as at least three (3) criteria for choosing an art-making app.
2: Participants/Attendees will be able to demonstrate at least three (3) features in each art-making application: Paper 53 (drawing), Keynote (collage) and Book Creator (books).
3: Participants/Attendees will be able to describe at least three (3) ways art-making applications can be used and/or adapted for use within their therapy/counseling practice.
Art materials required:
Registrants to bring iPad if possible. If you can, make sure to install the following two free apps: Paper 53 and Book Creator, and Keynote (should be already pre-installed on iPad.)
Make sure to RSVP and indicate whether you are bringing an iPad, so that Liz can plan.
Laury Rappaport, PhD, MFT, ATR-BC, REAT
Focusing Oriented Art Therapy (FOAT) and Mindfulness Practice
12:45pm - 4:15pm
3 CEUs available
This workshop will introduce the basic theoretical and practice frameworks of Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy (FOAT) and how it is a mindfulness-based approach. You will learn the basic concepts of the Focusing Attitude, felt sense, and learn how they cultivate self-compassion and access to the body’s inherent wisdom. The workshop will include a Theme-Based FOAT approach in which you will learn how to combine mindfulness practices (mindful breathing and Pebble Meditation) with Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy. Clinical application included.
1. Participants will be able to describe what Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy is.
2. Participants will be able to describe what the Focusing Attitude is and how it is a core component cultivating mindful awareness and acceptance.
3. Participants will be able to describe how to integrate mindfulness practice with Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy.