Buckeye Art Therapy Association
33rd ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
Implications of Research in Art Therapy Practice
September 18, 19, 20, 2014
Artwork by Lisa D. Hinz
Dear Creative Friends and Colleagues,
Welcome to our 33rd Annual Buckeye Art Therapy Symposium, Implications of Research in Art Therapy Practice, at the Embassy Suites Columbus, September 18-20, 2014. We are honored to have the renowned Lisa D. Hinz, Ph.D., ATR, as our Pre-Conference Course presenter and our Keynote presenter. Dr. Hinz is a clinical psychologist and registered art therapist. She is the author of Drawing from Within: Using Art to Treat Eating Disorders (2006) and Expressive Art Therapies Continuum: A Framework for Using Art in Therapy (2009), as well as numerous professional articles and research papers.
The Pre-Conference Course, Enhancing Client Self-Expression and Healing: Art Therapy Assessment and Treatment Guided by the Expressive Therapies Continuum, will be held on Thursday, September 18, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. The Keynote Address, Research into the Healing Aspects of Creative Expression: Integrating Theory into Practice, will be held on Friday, September 19, from 7:30 until 9:00 pm. The Keynote Workshop, Enhancing the Healing Aspects of Creative Expression: The Expressive Therapies Continuum as a Guide for Therapist Self-Care, will be held on Saturday, September 20, from 9:00 until 11:00 am.
The BATA Symposium provides connections with our creative colleagues who share our interests, attitudes, and aspirations. It is a time of renewal, connections, and networking. We explore the latest advances in the identification of pivotal skills that our variety of presenters offer to share. It is our chance to deepen our grasp of the complex craft and profession of art therapy and learn how we can continue to enhance our sense of expertise and fulfillment.
Thank you for joining us at the 33rd Annual BATA Symposium to enrich our profession, each other, and ourselves.
Jacquelyn M. Martin, M.Ed., ATR-BC
President, Buckeye Art Therapy Association