Previous Chapter Meetings

2015 Chapter Meetings

December 6th, 2015 - Holiday Chapter Meeting

 This meeting was hosted at Frye Art Museum. White elephant holiday gift and book exchange and exploration of art exhibit. 

October 4th, 2015  - "Art Therapy Awareness Day"

This meeting was hosted at ArtiFact Gallery. Schedule of Events:
2-4 pm “A Visual Exploration of Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue” ,       Presented by Jennifer Harkness, MA, LMHC, ATR (2 CEUs free for EATA members or $30 for non-members)
4-5 pm Film “Art Saves Lives Stories” with a discussion and art directive with the Producer, Sharon Sanborn, MA, LMFT, ATR-BC
5-7 pm Enjoy snacks, mingling, a juried art show and silent auction featuring work from “The Art Therapist’s Palette: The Many Expressions of Art Therapy”, an EATA member art show.

August 2nd, 2015 - EATA Annual Community Picnic and Chapter Meeting

This friends and family community pinic/potluck/eco-art making meeting was hosted at Lincoln Park.

June 7th, 2015 - "Out of the Box Approaches in Therapy"

In partnership with Under the Umbrella Therapy & Learning Collective, to learn about about unique therapeutic approaches from these amazing panelists:

Rogene West, PhD ~ Neurofeedback Practitioner,
Laura Humpf, MA ~ Yoga Therapist,
Heather Bierman, MA ~ Eco-Art Therapist, and
Laura Worthen, MS ~ Speech Language Pathologist @ Under the Umbrella.

April 12th, 2015  - "Spring Art Party."

This meeting was hosted at ReTreasure, a Creative Reuse Studio, located at 627 SW 152nd, Burien, WA 98166

February 8th, 2015 - "Art Therapy & Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)"

Presented by art therapist, Michael Willen.

2014 Chapter Meetings

October 16, 2014 - "Creative Arts Therapies as Brain-Wise Interventions: Emerging Research and Clinical Application"

Presented by Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, Leading international expert, syndicated writer, and educator in the fields of art therapy and art in healthcare
October 26, 2014 -“Healing Arts Tool Kit: Expressive Arts for Trauma Recovery.”
Presented by Ruth Yeo-Peterman, MA, LMHC, a mental health counselor and performing artist who believes in the power of the arts in all its forms - for expression and reflection, inspiring hope and healing, building connection, and creating possibilities for growth and change. Over the past 13 years, Ruth has worked with various populations in South Africa and the US; these include community based mental health, school counseling, and diversion and rehabilitation programs. Ruth is a community arts consultant with Silver Kite Community Arts Consulting and performs as a playback theater artist in Seattle.
August 3rd, 2014 - EATA and MTAW Networking Potluck
June 1, 2014  "Studio Art & Soul." 
 SoulCollage experiential, Facilitated by Suzanne West.
February 9, 2014 - "Art Therapy Show & Tell"

2013 Chapter Meetings

December 8, 2013 - End of Year "Rejuvenation" Meeting at the Frye Art Museum, including presentation by EATA Delegate Joanne della Penta for "Lecture: Franz von Stuck - Lust, Performance, and the Artist's Gaze"
June 2, 2013 Seattle AATA Conference Preparation
April 14, 2013 - Seattle AATA Conference Preparation
February 3, 2013 - Seattle AATA Conference - Discussion and Preparation.

2012 Chapter Meetings 

February 5, 2012 -  "Tricks of the Trade"
Attendees were invited to bring their favorite art therapy tricks and tools to share with the group. 

April 1, 2012 - Yoga and Art Therapy
Carey DeMartini and Karlie Markendorf  presented on yoga and art therapy. 
Sunday, June 3rd, 1-3pm: Self-Care Workshop at Antioch University Seattle
Exploring compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma and ways to promote self care for mental health professionals.  Led by Margaret Prescott and Jenn Harkness.
Sunday, August 5th, 1-3pm: Natural Objects Ephemeral Art and Potluck in the Park

Sunday, October 7th, 1-3pm: Private Practice Panel at Antioch University Seattle
Wednesday, November 14, 7:00-8:30pm at Antioch University Seattle
Chris Brewer presented a MARI Card Workshop.

Sunday, December 2nd, 1-3pm Frye Art Museum, gallery walk and response art

2011 Chapter Meetings

Monday, February 7th:  "Art Saves Lives" Film Showing at Antioch University Seattle, 7-9pm

Sunday, April 3rd: Art Therapists share their "Tricks of the Trade." Antioch University Seattle, 1-3pm

Monday, June 6th: Cancelled for summer break.

Sunday, August 7th: Frye Art Museum, 1-3pm

Saturday, October 8th: Art as Witness: Hands-On Ceramic Workshop with Valerie Hellerman.
Sunday December 4th: Rosalie Frankel, Art Therapist at Seattle Children's Hospital will present at Antioch University.