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Expressive Art Therapy
DVD Video
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DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
2/17/2021 - Available Now for Pre-Order
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  1. Analyze the origins of expressive arts therapy and identify several major sources of knowledge that compose modern-day expressive arts therapy.
  2. Theorize expressive arts therapy and its nature as an experiential, body-centered, multi-modal, multi-art process and how the nature of this approach can enhance trauma-focused care.
  3. Determine 3-5 specific practices and forms that can be implemented as part of expressive arts process work in a clinical setting.
  4. Utilize grounding, mindfulness, and distress tolerance techniques and how to teach these skills to clients in trauma-focused care.
  5. Integrate expressive arts processes in trauma work to teach grounding, mindfulness, distress tolerance skills in a clinical setting for individual or group work.
  6. Support clients by using trauma-focused and person-centered principles of expressive arts therapy in a manner that advances treatment goals and provides solutions for in between session affect management.
Expressive Arts Therapy Foundations
  • What makes expressive arts therapy its own unique discipline
  • Historical origins & influences from other therapeutic approaches
    • Indigenous traditions
    • Historical threads in Jungian analysis
    • Person-centered psychotherapy
    • Gestalt psychotherapy
  • Leveraging the experiential nature of expressive arts therapy in trauma
  • General principles for practices & processes
  • Grounding practices
  • How to offer feedback in expressive arts therapy
  • Experiential process 1: Three practices for grounding within stabilization phase trauma work (sensory awareness, structured and creative movement
Expressive Arts to Teach and Practice Mindfulness Skills
  • Trauma-informed fundamentals of mindfulness and expressive arts instruction
  • Expressive arts practices for trauma work:
    • Mindful drawing
    • Breath practices with creative movement
    • Mindful listening
  • Offer feedback in expressive arts therapy to advance treatment goals
  • Experiential process 2: Three practices for grounding within stabilization and transitionary phase trauma work
Expressive Arts to Cultivate Distress Tolerance
  • Define distress tolerance and its relevance to trauma-focused care
  • Expressive arts variations on the container visualization practice using:
    • Movement
    • Art
    • Creative writing
    • Music and working with playlists
  • How to use expressive arts skills for in between session affect management
  • Experiential process 3: Three practices for grounding within transitionary, processing, and reintegration phase trauma work
Expressive Arts Skills to Set Clients Up for Success
  • The expressive arts in trauma reintegration
  • Skills to help your clients succeed outside of session
  • Additional training and options in expressive arts therapy


Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT, describes herself as a facilitator of transformative experiences. A clinical trauma specialist, expressive artist, writer, yogini, performer, short filmmaker, Reiki master, TEDx speaker, and recovery advocate, she unites all of these elements in her mission to inspire healing in others. She began her career as a humanitarian aid worker in Bosnia-Hercegovina from 2000-2003, primarily teaching English and music. Jamie travels internationally teaching on topics related to trauma, EMDR therapy, expressive arts, mindfulness, and yoga, while maintaining a private practice in her home base of Warren, OH. Marich is the founder of the Institute for Creative Mindfulness and the developer of the Dancing Mindfulness practice to expressive arts therapy. She is also the co-creator of the Yoga Unchained approach to trauma-informed yoga, and the developer of Yoga for Clinicians.

Marich is the author of EMDR Made Simple: 4 Approaches for Using EMDR with Every Client (2011), Trauma and the Twelve Steps: A Complete Guide for Recovery Enhancement (2012), Creative Mindfulness (2013), Trauma Made Simple: Competencies in Assessment, Treatment, and Working with Survivors, and Dancing Mindfulness: A Creative Path to Healing and Transformation (2015). Marich co-authored EMDR Therapy & Mindfulness for Trauma-Focused Care along with colleague Dr. Stephen Dansiger, which was released with Springer Publishing in 2017. Process Not Perfection: Expressive Arts Solutions for Trauma Recovery, released in April 2019. North Atlantic Books published a revised and expanded edition of Trauma and the 12 Steps, in the Summer of 2020. The New York Times featured Marich’s writing and work on Dancing Mindfulness in 2017. NALGAP: The Association of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies awarded Jamie with their esteemed President’s Award in 2015 for her work as an LGBT advocate. The EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) granted Jamie the 2019 Advocacy in EMDR Award for her using her public platform in media and in the addiction field to advance awareness about EMDR therapy and to reduce stigma around mental health.

Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Jamie Marich is the Founder/Director of Mindful Ohio and The Institute for Creative Mindfulness. She receives royalties as an author for PESI Publishing and Media. Dr. Marich receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Jamie Marich has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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