Selected International Presentations

"Seeing What is Felt - Feeling What is Seen: Art Processes for Transforming Emotions"   SASANA, Bogota, Colombia, August 2016.

“The Full Democracy of Healing Images In Times of Personal-Communal Struggle”   Istanbul, Turkey: Arkabace, May, 2015.

“Self-Reflection Assessment Tools for Teaching Evaluation of Artwork and Participation”   Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE) conference, October, 2014.

Intentional Embodiment: Holding Self Through Clay, Silence, and the Studio Sanctuary”   Prescott College, Prescott, Arizona, July 2014.

"The healing Power of Images in Times of Turmoil"   SASANA, Bogota, Colombia, August 2014.

"The Healing Path of Art: Finding the Artist Within"   Museo Casa Antonio Narino, Villa Del Leyva, Colombia, August, 2014.

“Community training for community leaders (Carmelite clergy (priests and nuns), educators, politicians, architects, musicians, writers, anthropologists, entrepreneurs, artists, and activists)” City of God, Villa Del Leyva, Colombia, August, 2014.

“Finding Institutional Happiness In The Art Studio: The Ordinary Sanity of Community-Based Relational Environments”   Creative University Conference, Royal University of Bhutan, April 2014.                                                                                                                                                                                

“Following the Image – Manifesting Unconscious Truth Through Art”   SASANA, Bogota, Colombia, August 2013.                                                                                                                                                           

“Level I: Introduction to Art Therapy” SASANA, Bogota, Colombia, August 2013.

“An Introduction to the Clinical Foundations and Expressive Applications of Art Therapy”   Arkabace, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2013.                                                                                                                            

“Creating our Dialogues: Surfacing the Voices of Fragility and Resiliency Through Art, Writing, and Contemplative Witnessing”   Arkabace, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2013.                                                              

“Creating our Dialogues: Surfacing the Voices of Fragility and Resiliency Through Art, Writing, and Contemplative Witnessing”   SASANA, Bogota, Colombia, August, 2012.                                                              

“Introduction to Art Therapy”   SASANA, Bogota, Colombia, August, 2012.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

“Artistic Practices for Self -Supervision: Developing Compassion and Empathy in Clinical Practice”   Datcha, Turkey: Arkabace, June 2012.                                                                                                               

“Karuna – Ahimsa – and Relational Aesthetics: Empathic Art Interventions for Contemplative Approaches to Psychotherapy”   Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University,  Ayuthaya, Thailand, June, 2012.                              

“Expressive Foundations of Community Based Therapeutic Arts”   Community service project: Fundacion Auromira and Libelula Educators, Villa Del Leyva, Colombia, November, 2011.                                                                                                                                                            

“Therapeutic and Contemplative Aspects of Art”   Museo Casa Antonio Narino, Villa Del Leyva, Colombia, November, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                             

“The Language of Art Materials and Their Potential for Working with Individuals and Groups”   SASANA, Bogota, Colombia, November, 2011                                                                                                                   

“Silence, Intention, Attention, and Witness: An Art Retreat”   SASANA, Bogota Colombia, June, 2011.                                                                                                                                                                            

“Clinical Foundations and Applications of Art Therapy”   Davranis Bilimleri Enstituse (Institute of Behavioral Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey, April, 2011.                                                                                                                                                                                  

“The Clinical and Contemplative Application of Empathic Art Responses”   SASANA, Bogota Colombia, January, 2011.                                                                                                                                                         

“Advanced Practices in Art Therapy”   SASANA, Bogota Colombia, August, 2010.                                                                                                                                                                                                                

“An Introduction to Transpersonal Art Therapy”   Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand, September, 2008.                                                                                                                                                                                    

"Art As Contemplative Practice: Ethics and Social Action”   First Summit of the International Association of Buddhist Universities on Buddhism and Ethics, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University (MCU) Ayuthaya, Thailand, September, 2008                                                                                                                                                                                 

“Holding Multiple Perspectives: The Transpersonal Vision of Art as a Therapy”   Seoul Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea, June, 2007.                                                                                                                                                  

Designed and taught a 4 day workshop for faculty and graduate students.   Lesley University for their Expressive Therapies graduate program in Natanya Israel. May 2005.

“Becoming a Student Of Oneself- Activating The Witness In Meditation, Art, and Supervision”   International Transpersonal Psychology Conference, Vancouver, Canada, August 2000.                                                                                                               

"The Separation of Subject From Object: Integrating Duality Through Art"   Visiting artist workshop presented to the design students at Wellington Polytechnic, Wellington, New Zealand, June l994.                                                                                                                                                        

"The Inward Journey and Art Therapy: Personal and Clinical Accounts of the Creative/Healing Process"   Hutt Valley Polytechnic, Wellington, New Zealand, June l994.                                                                                                             

"The Inward Journey and Art Therapy: Personal and Clinical Accounts of the Creative/Healing Process"   Contemporary Maori Design Program, Wellington Polytechnic, Wellington, New Zealand, June l994.                                                                                               

"The Inward Journey: The Theory and Practice of Art as Therapy"   Auckland College of Education, Aukland, New Zealand, May l994.

"Envisioning Your Future: Creative Options Within the Visual Arts"   Northland Polytechnic, Whangarei, New Zealand, May l994.                                                                                                                                                                

Visiting artist and participant in the art department's 5-day Maori focus week program.   Northland Polytechnic, Whangarei, New Zealand, May l994.                                                                                                                                 

"From the Personal to the Global: Insights and Directions Within the Field of Art Therapy"   Wellington Polytechnic, Wellington, New Zealand, April l994.                                                                                                                        

"Art Therapy: Visions and Virtues in Perspective: The Role of the Art Therapist in the World Community"   International Conference on Conflict Resolution: Sharing Tools For Personal/Global Harmony, St. Petersburg, Russia, May l993.                                                                                              

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