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Art Therapy Career Panel - Defining Our Profession

  • St. Edward's University 3001 South Congress Avenue Austin, TX, 78704 United States (map)

STATA Meeting: Art Therapy Career Panel - Defining Our Profession

Sunday, Oct 16, 2016
2:00-4:30PM

St. Edward's University
Austin, TX

 A panel of three art therapists will discuss their careers, populations they support, and creative approaches to their practice. Participants will have the opportunity for Q&A with the panel. Participants will make art to reflect on "My Journey as an Art Therapist." All materials provided.

Free CEUs for STATA members (2.5 hrs); $15 for non-members

Please RSVP to stxarttherapy@gmail.com

About our presenters:

Becky Butler, LPC, ATR-BC

Becky works as a community-based art therapist for Blue Sky Abilities through Austin Travis County Integral Care. She earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling and Art Therapy from the University of Louisville in 2013. After working in Kentucky for a year, she moved back to Austin where she primarily works with adolescents and children to overcome trauma, depression, anxiety, and grief. In her free time, Becky enjoys illustrating, reading, and playing roller derby.

Elizabeth Hendley, ATR-BC

Elizabeth earned her undergraduate degree in Studio Art at UT Austin, and received her Master’s in Creative Arts Therapy from Hofstra University in NY. She has worked in a variety of settings—schools, a hospital psychiatric unit and prison ward, and a continuing day treatment center for chronically mentally ill adults. After returning to Austin in 2006, Elizabeth spearheaded the Expressive Arts Therapy program at Dell Children’s Medical Center, working there as a part-time art therapist since 2008. She also teaches Kindergarten Art at Sterling Classical School, decorates cakes, makes jewelry, and offers art lessons and workshops.

Salina Loriaux, LPC, ATR

Salina is a graduate of Pratt’s Art Therapy program. She works at San Antonio Behavioral Healthcare Hospital in San Antonio working with Military PTSD, Chemical Dependency, adult and adolescent populations. Salina is an Army Veteran and military spouse giving back to those who have served working with local and national military/veteran agencies in the arts. She enjoys painting, gardening, running and the performance theater.

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