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The 5th Annual Expressive Therapies Summit

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Sunday, November 9 • 2:30pm - 3:50pm
Mindfulness and the Inner (Art) Critic

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ROOM 705

Using art as a vehicle to practice mindfulness, we will address the question, “What is mindfulness?” and practice mindfulness while drawing. You may come in contact with your ‘inner art critic’ – an opportune moment for mindfulness – as well as come away with tools to use yourself and with clients. No previous mindfulness or art experience necessary.


Rita Singer, ATR-BC, LMHC, LCPAT

Rita Singer, ATR-BC, LMHC, LCPAT, has been practicing art/expressive therapy for most of the past 35 years, working in psychiatric inpatient and community day treatment settings. A longtime meditator, she has used mindfulness in her work since 1992 and trained in mindfulness-based stress reduction in 1997, which she has taught intermittently since then. In 2009, Rita developed a mindfulness curriculum at the Center for Eating Disorders at... Read More →

Sunday November 9, 2014 2:30pm - 3:50pm
Executive Conference Center 1601 Broadway, New York, NY