Corine Dehghanpisheh ATR-BC, LCAT
Corine is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist in New York State. She has worked with children who have been sexually abused, women and children who have been victims of domestic violence, and adults who live with mental illness.
Ms. Dehghanpisheh is an advocate for the creative arts in therapy and education. She believes that the creative arts help people to express themselves, communicate, and learn. It was this belief that led her to form the My Art to Inspire website in September 2011. Ms. Dehghanpisheh’s creative spirit and her passion for the creative arts inspire her daily work, writing, and illustrations.
Recently, her second children's picture book, Buddy's Dream was published on November 4, 2013. In this book, an imaginative dog named Buddy falls asleep during story time. With just one wish, he and his butterfly friends are suddenly swept into an exciting tablet adventure. Join Buddy and his friends as they explore all the different levels of their very own game before finding their way home.
Her debut children’s book, Can We Play Again? was published on March 29, 2012. This book is about Chloe, a young girl whose experiences with sadness and depression are told through the eyes of her dog Buddy. Chloe's parents, teachers, and Buddy become concerned when Chloe doesn’t want to play anymore but are relieved when Chloe finds help and healing with the assistance of an art therapist.
Can We Play Again? is a Mom's Choice Awards® Silver Recipient and a Next Generation Indie Author Finalist.