This three hour workshop will be an exploration of how art therapy assists in facilitating attunement in the therapeutic relationship with clients who have avoidant type attachment styles.
Participants will be able to identify/assess the avoidant client and then incorporate the creative process, mindfulness, and neuroscience theories into the therapeutic alliance to facilitate the client’s self-awareness of their attachment style and attunement with the therapist.
Art Supplies for the workshop are included in the cost of workshop
APPROVED FOR 3 CE HOURS (LMSW/LCSW/LCAT)
Association for Mental Health and Wellness is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. (Provider #0156)
*New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants attend the entire approved educational activity in order to receive continuing education credits, from 9:00am-12:00pm.
*No Refunds will be issued for cancellations
Certiticate of completion will be provided at the end of the workshop.
Space is limited!! Register now!
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: JEANNE M. FREED, ATR-BC, LCAT
Jeanne Freed has been working as the Creative Arts Therpaist for the Association for Mental Health and Wellness at the Pollack Center for the past eleven years, working with indivdiauls with chronic and severe mental illness. She created and developed an extensive creative arts program, encompassing art therapy groups, individual sessions, and open studio classes.
Jeanne developed an early focus on trauma treatment due to its prevalence in the history of the people she was meeting and working with at the Pollack Center. She is currently running a Trauma Informed Care Committee to develop TIC training for MHAW staff.