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Art Therapy
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
4/11/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Summarize the benefits of utilizing an art therapy approach in assessment, diagnosis and clinical treatment of mental health disorders.
  2. Consider the ethical implications and clinical limitations of using art therapy modalities in treatment.
  3. Utilize art therapy methods to identify both normal and abnormal psychological development in clients.
  4. Articulate the methods by which art therapy assessment techniques (such as ATDA, BATA, CATA) can be utilized to improve clinical outcomes.
  5. Incorporate art therapy interventions for identifying specific clinical issues including aggression, self-esteem, PTSD and eating disorders.
  6. Recognize how to identify cognitive, physical and emotional irregularities in art that may indicate symptoms of anxiety and mood disorders and identify potential issues of physical and sexual abuse.
  • Knowing Art Therapy
    • Know the ethical implications of using art therapy in your practice
    • Learn the psychotherapy behind the art and its language
  • Development and Clinical Applications
    • Identify normal and abnormal developmental levels of artwork, including organicity and TBI
    • Streamline your reports using the apps such as Genogram Analytics, BetterMind, and Limbix
  • Assessment: Hands on Activities
    • Art Therapy Dream Assessment (ATDA)
      • Video case study: Mourning and loss, dually diagnosed patient
      • Experience the ADTA firsthand
      • Practice how to dialogue with the patient
    • Belief Art Therapy Assessment (BATA)
      • Video case study: Mourning and loss, dually diagnosed patient
      • Experience the BATA firsthand
      • Practice how to dialogue with the patient
    • Cognitive Art Therapy Assessment (CATA)
      • Video case study: Schizophrenic spiraling into OCD moment
      • Learn how to redirect the patient
      • Experience the CATA and its importance in first art therapy session
    • Conducting Additional Assessments
      • Kinetic Family Drawing (KFD)
      • The Road Test
      • Person Picking an Apple From a Tree (PPAT)
      • The Bridge Drawing
    • Hands-on Techniques for Specific Populations
      • OCD and schizophrenic - fiber work
      • PTSD, co-morbidity - mask making
      • Dysmorphia, eating disorders, and more - body tracings
      • Mood Disorders - Breath of Joy exercises
      • Sexual/physical abuse survivors - co-operative blankets exercises, safe place/containers
      • Couple/ Family Collaborative Drawing Techniques
      • Aggressive, self-harming populations - 3-D exercises, paper exercise
      • All populations - word exercise - the bag exercise, self-esteem techniques
      • Bring an image of your younger self to the workshop or use a current image from your smartphone - Phototherapy techniques


Dr. Ellen G. Horovitz, ATR-BC, LCAT, E-RYT, C-IAYT, is an internationally known leader and author in Art Therapy and Yoga Therapy, as well as a certified yoga therapist and psychotherapist.

She is Professor Emerita and founder of the Nazareth College graduate art therapy program, author of eight books and past president-elect of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). In addition to being a professor and scholar, Dr. Horovitz has been in private practice for over 35 years and works clinically with individuals, couples, and families. She is a dynamic presenter who has given hundreds of lectures and workshops nationally and internationally.

Dr. Horovitz 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 as 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.

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 also 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. You can read more about her at and (

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Ellen Horovitz is professor emerita at the Nazareth College of Rochester. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Ellen Horovitz is a member of the American Art Therapy Association.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Counselors, Social Workers, Play Therapists, Psychologists, Case Managers Psychiatrists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants Speech-Language Pathologists, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Educators, Creative Art Therapists