This film documents over 6 hours of a weekend-long conference called “Integrating the Arts in Therapy: Art, Music, Dance, Drama, Poetry, Play,” held July 10-12, 2009 in Alexandria, Virginia. Moderated by Barry Cohen, speakers and topics include: “Clinical Musicianship: An Improvisational Approach to Music Therapy” Clive Robbins, DMM, MT-BC (Music Therapy) “Snoopy Said It: To Dance Is To Live” Sharon Chaiklin, ADTR (Dance Therapy) “Didn’t Your Mother Ever Tell You Not to Play with Words?” Peggy Heller, PhD, LCSW/C, PTR (Poetry Therapy) “How Does Drama Therapy Heal? Deconstructing the Process” Eleanor C. Irwin, PhD, RDT, TEP (Drama Therapy) “Ignorance as Blessing: Floundering, Failing, and Finding My Way” Judith A. Rubin, PhD, ATR-BC, HLM (Art Therapy) “Everything You Ever Wanted To Ask the Pioneers” Institute Faculty listed above, including Eliana Gil, PhD, ATR, RPT-S, MFCC, Play Therapist. These small, in-depth, master workshops were designed for practicing clinicians, educators, students, and others interested in expanding their knowledge of the expressive arts in healing.
Total Running Time: 6 hours, 37 minutes