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Teaching clinical competencies while integrating real-world, social justice issues around power, privilege, and oppression in society is core to our pedagogy.

During January 2017, I (Rebecca) found myself in need of responding directly and artistically to the anxiety th...

Social justice refers to an equitable distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges. Children, adolescents, and adults may experience inequity, a lack of opportunity, and discrimination because of their real or perceived membership in particular social groups b...

June 16, 2018

To write, to be a writer, I have to trust and believe in myself as a speaker, as a voice for the images… When I write it feels like I'm carving bone. It feels like I’m creating my own face, my own heart—a Nahuatl concept. My soul makes itself through the creative act....

March 19, 2018

An inaugural think tank and public conversation was hosted by Dr. Nisha Sajnani, Director of the Drama Therapy Program @ New York University on March 13th, 2018. Think tank members included: Britton Williams, Elizabeth McAdam, Maria Hodermarska (Drama Therapy), Dr. Sav...

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Book Review: Art Therapy for Social Justice: Radical Intersections edited by Savneet K. Talwar (2019)

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