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The 5th Annual Expressive Therapies Summit

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Friday, November 7 • 10:00am - 5:15pm
Focusing & Art Therapy: Accessing Body Wisdom through Creative Expression

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Focusing was developed by Eugene Gendlin and colleagues at the University of Chicago in the 1960’s.  It is an approach designed to access the body’s wisdom, based on the idea that our thoughts emerge from a "felt experience."  Art therapy is a way of externalizing that experience.  Art therapist Laury Rappaport, PhD, created an interdisciplinary approach to Focusing, which she named Focusing-Oriented Art Therapy (FOAT®).  In this daylong Master Class, participants will be taught how to bring their attention into their bodies, to experience sensations, and then express them through art. Focusing with art therapy is useful for stress reduction, emotional regulation, and attaining general well-being. Using this practice to work with different populations will also be discussed.

Liz Baring habla español y podrá asistir con algunas traducciones durante esta presentación.


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Elizabeth Baring, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT, NCPsyA, LP

Professional Psychotherapist, Private Practice
Elizabeth Baring, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT, NCPsyA, LP, is a licensed psychoanalyst, a licensed creative art therapist, sandplay practitioner, and a focusing oriented therapist. For 20 years she has had a private practice in New York City, working with children and adults with a wide range of emotional and behavioral difficulties by combining sandplay, creative arts therapy, and focusing with traditional psychotherapy. Elizabeth worked at Mt. Sinai... Read More →


Friday November 7, 2014 10:00am - 5:15pm
Executive Conference Center 1601 Broadway, New York, NY