Buckeye Art Therapy Association
34th ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
Self Portrait: Art Therapy and the Professional Identity
September 24-26, 2015
Artwork by Myra Levick, PhD, ATR-BC
Dear Creative Friends and Colleagues,
Welcome to our 34th Annual Buckeye Art Therapy Symposium, Self Portrait: Art Therapy and the Professional Identity, at the Embassy Suites Columbus, September 24-26, 2015. We are honored to have the renowned Myra Levick, Ph.D., ATR-BC, as our Pre-Conference Course presenter and our Keynote presenter. Dr. Levick is a pioneer in the field of art therapy, serving as founder and first president of the American Art Therapy Association and creator of the Levick Emotional and Cognitive Art Therapy Assessment. She is an exhibiting artist and art psychotherapist, consultant, lecturer, and author of more than 50 articles and book chapters.
The Pre-Conference Course, Introduction to the LECATA will be held on Thursday, September 24, from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm. The Keynote Address, Indentify of the Creative Arts Therapist Guided by Ethics will be held on Friday, September 25, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm . The Keynote Workshop, Self Portrait 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 34th Annual BATA Symposium to enrich our profession, each other, and ourselves.
Molly Kohut, ATR-BC, PCC
President, Buckeye Art Therapy Association