Events Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

A Symposium of the Expressive Arts Therapies – The Past, the Present and the Future of the Field

Marran Theater, 34 Mellen Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Add to Calendar 2019-12-07T10:00:00 2019-12-07T13:00:00 America/New_York IAH Conference 2019 The Institute for Arts and Health presents a celebration of the expressive arts as it is, was, and will be Marran Theater, 34 Mellen Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 Institute for Arts and Health iolsson@lesley.edu

Join us for the launch of Stephen K. Levine's new book, Philosophy of Expressive Arts Therapy: Poiesis and the Therapeutic Imagination. A celebration of the expressive arts as it is, was, and will be. With performances, readings, discussion and music with Mitchell Kossak, Philip Speiser, Vivien Marcow Speiser, Ellen Levine, Elizabeth McKim, Karen Estrella, Ara Parker and others. Stephen will introduce the book with a short performance from his recent work, It Could Have Been Me!

Stephen K. Levine, Ph.D., REAT, is a philosopher, clown, poet, and a leader in the field of expressive arts therapy. Professor Emeritus at York University (Toronto), Founding Dean of the Doctoral Program in Expressive Arts at The European Graduate School (Switzerland), co-founder of the International Expressive Arts Association (IEATA) and of The Create Institute in Toronto. He has written, co-written and edited many books in the field of Expressive Arts Therapy, including Poiesis: The Language of Psychology and the Speech of the Soul; Foundations of Expressive Arts Therapy: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives; Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy: Toward a Therapeutic Aesthetics; Art in Action: Expressive Arts Therapy and Social Change; Trauma, Tragedy and Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering and Song the Only Victory: Poetry Against War.

This event is free and open to the public, please register here.

**Optional 2.5 CE Hours* for LMHC’s and NCC’s are available for $20 or FREE for Lesley alumni.

**LMHC CE’s sponsored by the Institute for Arts and Health at Lesley University. The Institute for Arts and Health at Lesley University has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)** as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4472. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Institute for Arts and Health at Lesley University is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

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Institute for Arts and Health