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Expressive Therapies '97 National Conference: The Creative Arts Therapies Coming Together

Focus: Arts Medicine

Preliminary National Conference Schedule

Sept. 26-28 1997

Pre-conference workshops
9:30am 5 CMTE/NCC credits
Musical Gifts of Africa
Dr. Noah Thorpe CMT
Participants will learn about and play African Percussion

Therapeutic Mask Making & Utilization
Barbara Gregson
Participants will construct masks for use in the therapeutic context.

Multi-Modality Improvisation
Improv Techniques
which apply to art, music & dance

Lynn Miller

Music Therapy and Counseling:
Combining Techniques in Guided Imagery

Dr. Lynn Siebring

Healing Through Creative Arts
Dr. Teresa Benzwie

Treating Addictions through Art Therapy
Chriss Berk M.A.

Psychodrama with Women
who Have Experienced Battering
Dr. Jeanne Burger

11:00-11:45 Mini Workshops:
Rhythm, Breath and Tone-Kevin Makarewicz CMT
Qi Gong &Physiology - Jim Supplee MA
The Family Puzzle Mandala Ty Zemelsky Ph.D. David Zemelsky LMFT
Spiritual Art Therapy
Ellen Horovitz MA ATR
11:00-12:30 Exhibits

Drums Around the World
Unlock the power of rhythm
and discover your "distant drummer"
No experience necessary
Floyd Darden

Arts in Medicine
Kerith Glass M.A. ATR

A Therapeutic Strategy for
Work with Appalachian
Children & Families

Betsy W. O'Neil

Therapeutic Use of Masks
Barbara Gregson

Movement Expression
Kimberly Cardinal M.E.T.

12:30 LUNCH


Opening Ceremony

Dr. Eric Miller
Ellen Urbani Hiltebrand MA
Jeff Lupowitz D.C.
Other Speakers

3:30-5:00pm WORKSHOPS:

Music as Therapy
Dr. Marjorie Herman

A Creative Arts Therapies
Approach for Dissociative
Disorder Clients

Deborah Quirk ADTR

Psychodrama Metaphor & Action Techniques
Kim Graham

Motional Processing
Dr. Alice Rutkowski

5:00-6:30 Exhibits
6:30pm Dinner
8:30 PM Evening Event
Speaker: Dr. Jim Oshinsky - Journal &Poetry Therapy:
Asking the right questions

Network- Chiropractic Adjustments
Dr. Jeff Lupowitz, Dr. Peter Redmond

Drumming and Dancing

12:30 LUNCH

1:30-3:00 Panel Discussion -

Leaders in Arts-Medicine

Panel Moderator: Norm Goldberg

Peggy Deak, MCAT

Sheila Katz, MD
Peter Redmond D.C.

4:00-5:30pm WORKSHOPS

Haiku Talks Business:
Achieving Organizational Goals
through the Arts.
Robert Barancik M.A.

Lightning Strikes
High tech device
for gestural-musical
improvisation therapy with
manic & depressed inpatients.
Joseph Reilly M.A. CMT

Coping with Cancer through image manipulaton: Art Therapy with Adult Oncology Patients
Ellen Urbani Hiltebrand, MA

Whole Person Processing
Dr. Robin Shapiro

5:00-6:30 Exhibits
6:30pm Dinner
8:30 PM Cabaret
& Alternative Healing Symposium

11:00-11:45 Mini Workshops
Wellness Networking:Growing Alternative Healthcare Practices - Lynn Feinman MA ADTR
Healing Performance -Annie Hart

the Electronic Sketch Pad
Michael Wintering MFA

Music For People
Eric Reinhart

11:30-12:30 Exhibits

12:30 Closing Ceremony
& Finale Performance

The Expressive Therapies '97 Conference:
"The Creative Arts Therapies Coming Together"
Sept. 26-28, 1997
is designed to facilitate the
sharing of clinical expertise
and to assist the alliance within
the arts therapies community for
professional advancement.

Register Early

To insure a seat!

the conference will be held in the Great Valley area of PA, just West of
Phila from Sept. 26-28, 1997.


For more info, call (610) 933-8145
E-mail: Eric Miller Ph.D. CMT-BC

or write to ETC, Box 1 Mont Clare PA 19453
This is a preliminary schedule and is subject to changes. We anticipate the
addition of several mini-workshops
covering a variety of topics!

Register Early

We recommend early submission
to insure seats at your preferred
workshop or course

Enjoy the Pool, Whirlpool and fine facilities

of the Sheraton Great Valley!
Lancaster Pike, Frazer PA
(610) 524-5500
Mention Expressive Therapy Concepts
for special conference room rate.
Registration Options:

Full 3 day conference ... 135.
Sat. lunch buffet - complimentary with registration

Student with ID ... 85.
High School Students....$10./day
One-Day (Fri or Sun) ... 85.
One-Day (Saturday) ... 95.
Pre-conf. workshop ...85.
CMTE/NBCC credit processing
.. ..... ..15.
Full Meal Plan ............. ...65.
(special price for conference registrants only) includes:
Fri: lunch & Dinner
Sat: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Sun: Breakfast

Official Conference T-Shirt .... 12.


Articles and letters are also being accepted for our newsletter .

Vendor's Options
Exhibit booths will be available for vendors at $65.
We can also insert your promotional flyer in our conference program for $50.
Place your flyers on our info table for $25.
1/4 Page ad in our Conference Program ..$75.
Web Page ad ... $5./mo.

To visit highlights from our previous conference in 1995

Please make a tax-deductable contribution to ETC

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