In honor of Children's Book Week: Can We Play Again? is free on Kindle today through May 16, 2014. Get your copy today!Read More
I am very pleased to be part of the Art Therapy Alliance Blog Index. There is a list of other art therapy blogs that also share inspiring information. Please check them out when you have the opportunity.
So many exciting Art Therapy experiences and connections made over the last few weeks.
Last week I was honored to have received a Next Generation Indie Author Finalists Award for my by debut Children's book Can We Play Again? It gave me an opportunity once again to talk about art therapy and all of its benefits alongside a great honor of recognition. Winning this award made me stop and think about how I started down this path in the first place.Read More
A few years ago, artist and art therapist Johanna Hamm interned at the Transitional Living Community (TLC) of Brooklyn Community Services (BCS), a homeless shelter for woman living with mental illness while working towards her master’s degree for Creative Arts Therapy at Pratt Institute. I had the opportunity to speak with Johanna and learned more about the process of her work with the women at TLC.Read More
While talking with Jen Lipstein, one cannot escape her enthusiasm for creativity. Recently she started her own, custom decorated baked goods company called Sweet Kev.
Photograph Courtesy of Stefanie Diamond PhotographyRead More
The 9th Annual Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Art Show took place last week. Two BCS programs participated, the BCS PROS (Personalized Recovery Oriented Services) program which helps adults with their recovery from the effects of mental illness and TLC (Transitional Living Center) program for homeless, low income women who live with mental illness. Take a look at their workRead More
From the time I can remember I have always loved creating and being around art. Whether it was sitting at my childhood table with my twin sister and drawing from my mother’s “how to teach art” book, painting rocks in our back yard, or designing fabulous outfits with our fashion plate set. I have always had art materials all around me. Creating has always been a natural instinct for me.Read More