Expressive Arts

102 The Joy of Singing

Ysaye Barnwell • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: CONGRESSIONAL ROOM

Ysaye BarnwellMost of us have few opportunities to experience the sheer joy, power, and inspiration that come from singing and hearing our voice blend with those around us. This workshop is a chance for your heart, mind, and body to fully come alive.
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104 The Art of Performance

Richard Gonzalez • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOM

Richard GonzalezDoes the thought of giving a toast, making a presentation, or performing music for a group—however small—fill you with dread? Fear no more! Come be creative and spend this day engaging in interactive movement and communication exercises. Continue reading

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105 Brainspotting for Creativity

David Grand • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: EMPIRE ROOM PATIO TENT

David GrandImagine being able to attain a sense of safety, balance, and joy that allows you to experience maximum creative expression in every facet of life. Discover how to use Brainspotting’s eye-focus-based technique to maximize your creative self-expression Continue reading

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108 Walking the Writer’s Path

David Seaburn • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: FORUM ROOM

David SeaburnThink you can write? In this workshop, taught by a therapist who’s also a published novelist, you’ll explore how to draw upon your experience, aptitude, and insight as a clinician to become a better and more imaginative writer. Continue reading

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110 Paint Your Vision

David Daniels • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: GOVERNOR’S BOARDROOM

David DanielsLearn to express your vision in watercolors. This hands-on workshop will introduce basic watercolor techniques to help you tap into your creative energies. This daylong experience will give you the know-how to continue painting for a lifetime.
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111 Improv for Life

Joshua Townshend-Zellner • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: SUITE 225E

Joshua Townshend-ZellnerLife is all about working with what’s handed to us, especially in times of rapid and sudden change. Good therapy, like good improv, requires the ability to act and react in the moment, accept the givens of a situation, and always be willing to adapt. Continue reading

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114 The Five Stages of Creativity

Lisa Mitchell • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: CALVERT ROOM

Lisa MitchellSpend the day getting lost in the flow of art and the art of therapy. This hands-on workshop will immerse you in easily accessible experiences—including drawing, collage, and mixed media—that emphasize the parallels between therapy and art. Continue reading

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117 Poetry of the Progress Note

Brad Sachs • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: SUITE 300E

Brad SachsAs clinicians, we tend to view written documentation of our work as a necessary evil, rather than as a unique opportunity to heighten our awareness and understanding of our patients, ourselves, and the relationship that evolves between us.
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118 The Soul of Photography

Dick Anderson • Thursday All Day
LOCATION: SUITE 268W

Dick AndersonIn this digital age, we’re awash in photographs documenting every aspect of our experience. Here’s a chance to both sharpen your craft and your ability to appreciate photography as an art form. Continue reading

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8:00 PM Thursday Welcoming Event

location: REGENCY BALLROOM
THE Doorway to Engagement • Daniel Leven & Jody Wager

Freeing The Body And Awakening The Mind. Prime your body and mind for the Networker Symposium experience by taking part in this opportunity to let go of the ordinary stresses, pressures, and responsibilities we so often carry with us. This special evening event Continue reading

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217 Becoming Someone Else

Anna Deavere Smith • Friday Morning
LOCATION: DIPLOMAT ROOM

Ann Deavere Smith

Both therapists and actors depend on using focused attention and empathy to take in the complexity and nuance of human experience. In this workshop, you’ll learn to take in the personalities and painful stories of others without losing yourself. Continue reading

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327 Improvisation for Therapists

Ann Randolph • Friday Afternoon
LOCATION: SUITE 300E

Ann RandolphTo keep deepening their craft and range as therapists—and grow as creative human beings—clinicians need to find sources of inspiration outside the therapeutic arena. This workshop is an opportunity to use improvisational theater techniques Continue reading

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7:00 PM Saturday Dinner Event

LOCATION: REGENCY BALLROOm
Connections: A Journey Through Dance • Glade Dance Collective

Glade Dance Collective

This evening’s performance of “Connections” by the Glade Dance Collective will investigate how, in this digital age, we seek resonance and relationship with each other. Continue reading

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