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Introducing Our 2017 Conference Speakers: Jennifer Tantia

Our 2017 Annual Conference, Creative Arts Therapies: Innovation and Integration, is approaching on September 8, 2017, and we are using the summer to introduce our panelists.  We will feature one guest speaker a week.  Last week Karen Gibbons wrote about … Continue reading

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Introducing Our 2017 Conference Speakers: Karen Gibbons

In preparation for our 2017 Annual Conference, taking place on September 8, 2017, we asked our guest speakers to introduce themselves and say a bit about their work.  We’ll be posting about each of them, one at a time, on … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: SVA MPS Art Therapy 2017 Annual Conference, September 8, 2017

SVA MPS Art Therapy 2017 Annual Conference: Creative Arts Therapies: Innovation and Integration September 8, 2017 9:30am-4pm SVA Theatre 333 West 23rd Street, NYC Therapists from different modalities will discuss innovative methodologies that integrate creative arts therapies.  Featuring presentations and … Continue reading

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MPS Art Therapy Philosophy of Space

The MPS Art Therapy Department is housed in an expansive, newly renovated space, that includes an open studio with an observation area for the training of students.  This studio, as well as the classrooms, are designed and operated based on … Continue reading

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Art & Horticulture Therapy

SVA alumni, Lena De Leo, ATR-BC, LCAT, presented to SVA MPS Art Therapy department a lecture about the intersectionality of art and horticulture therapy. She is a supervising art therapist at Green Chimney’s Residential Treatment Center in Brewster, NY, where … Continue reading

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Faculty Member Val Sereno Presents at the American Society on Aging Conference

Val Sereno, faculty member in MPS Art Therapy, presented this past Monday at the American Society on Aging (ASA) conference in Chicago. There were over 2,000 mental health professionals in attendance at the Hyatt Regency.  Her workshop was a collaboration with two … Continue reading

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Last Chance: YOUR TURN Closes March 18

This week is the last chance to see YOUR TURN, MPS Art Therapy’s spring exhibition. SVA Flatiron Gallery, 133 West 21st Street. Monday- Friday 9am-7pm. Saturday 10am-6 pm. Free and open to the public.    

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YOUR TURN: On View Through March 18

  The spring exhibition is an important part of the MPS Art Therapy curriculum, allowing students to consider ways to involve the community in their work.  Usually included as part of the students’ supervision class, this year it has been … Continue reading

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Evolutions of Us

MPS Art Therapy’s Special Projects Program collaborates with a variety of populations throughout New York.  In their latest project, students work with the artists of the organization Being Neighborly.  Their work is exhibited in a show entitled “Evolutions of Us,” … Continue reading

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Louise Nevelson: An Artist’s Life Informs Art Therapists

Friday, February 17, 2017, 6:30-8:00 pm 133/141 West 21st Street, Room 101C Presenter: Laurie Wilson, PhD, LP, ATR-BC, HLM Free to the public.  CEC’s available for ATR-BCs A biographical study of Louise Nevelson reveals her search for identity through art-making … Continue reading

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