Dr. Ellen Horovitz, PH.D., LCAT, ATR-BC, E-RYT, LFYP, C-IAYT, LVCYT, is an internationally-known leader in Art Therapy and Yoga Therapy and the author of eight books, including Yoga Therapy: Theory and Practice. She is a board-licensed art therapist/psychotherapist, and a certified yoga teacher and yoga therapist. She is also a dynamic presenter who has given hundreds of lectures and workshops nationally and internationally.
Dr. Horovitz is Professor Emerita and founder of the Nazareth College graduate art therapy program and past president-elect of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). In addition, Dr. Horovitz has been in private practice for over 35 years and works clinically with individuals, couples and families.
The topics of her books range from art therapy to yoga therapy to mainstream applications of digital photography, and she has authored over 50 juried articles and 17 book chapters. Dr. Horovitz is an expert in the field of Deafness/Hard of Hearing and her book, Visually Speaking: Art Therapy and the Deaf has been translated into Korean.
She served as AATA board director for 12 years and was responsible for re-writing the national education standards and manuals for approved graduate programs. In addition, she was an expert witness on art therapy education for the U.S. Department of Justice, has won numerous awards and received grants from many organizations, including a graphic consultant grant from the U.S. Department of Defense.