Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program

 

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Epilepsy Foundation of Utah and Art Access are excited to bring you the opportunity to express yourself through art as part of a multi-week art therapy program. You’ll work with a licensed art therapist and other people with epilepsy in a group setting to create art pieces using visual art mediums. Strengthen your artistic voice and learn from others in an open, welcoming environment!

Studio E is open to artists of all talent levels, whether you are a professional artist or have never held a paintbrush.

STUDIO E: THE EPILEPSY ART THERAPY PROGRAM FOR ADULTS 2018 WORKSHOP LAKOTA SCHMIDT STUDIO E AA 2015 85

Dates: March 3, 10, 17, 24 
Time: 2-4:30 PM
Place: Art Access @ 230 S 500 W, Room 110, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Admission: Free with advanced registration. Class size limited to 10 participants

If you would like more information about how to sign up for Studio E, call Margo at 801-455-6089 or email

Please note that this program is offered exclusively to people with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Foundation of Utah and Art Access are excited to bring you the opportunity to express yourself through art as part of a multi-week art therapy program. You’ll work with art therapist Ida Yoked (MA, ATR) and other people with epilepsy in a group setting to create art pieces using visual art mediums. Strengthen your artistic voice and learn from others in an open, welcoming environment!

Ida Yoked is one of the founders and the director of Expressive Therapies Utah. Ida is a board-certified Art Therapist, artist, and photographer. Mrs. Yoked received her Master's degree in Art therapy from Pratt Institute and the School of Visual Arts NYC. Before opening ETU, Ida worked extensively in the mental health systems of New York City and New Jersey, mainly with mental illness and chemical addiction. She has served as the Director of the Creative Art therapies at Post Graduate Center for Mental Health in NYC, as well as director of Project Us (a consumer-operated psychosocial club House Program). In addition, she has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings. Developing a multimodality approach to treatment with aphasia and stroke survivors she works with all ages providing individual, group, couple and family therapy

Studio E is open to artists of all talent levels, whether you are a professional artist or have never held a paintbrush.

 

 

CHILDREN'S ART THERAPY SUMMER CAMP 

Dates: Session 1: June 25 - 28; Session 2: AugustSTUDIO E KIDS 97
Time: 10 AM to Noon
Admission: Free with advanced registration. Class size is limited to 10 participants. Please note that this program is exclusively designed for children (ages 6 to 12) living with epilepsy.* 

If you would like more information about how to sign up for Studio E, call Margo at 801-455-6089 or email

Epilepsy Foundation of Utah and Art Access are excited to bring you the opportunity for your child to express his or her self through art. Your child will work with a certified art therapist and other children with epilepsy in a group setting to explore their creative expression. Strengthen your child's voice through art therapy in an open, welcoming environment! An epilepsy nurse specialist and a licensed therapist, as well as other qualified adults, will be present for the duration of the camp.

Meet our Art Therapists:

Vickie Morgan: Instructor for Session 1

Vickie Morgan a registered art therapist, clinical mental health counselor, and art educator. She earned her Master of Arts in Art Therapy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Prior to studying at SAIC, she studied at the University of Utah, earning a BFA in Painting and Drawing and BS in Psychology and attended Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon, completing some art therapy coursework there. She has provided art therapy services for adults and youth in a variety of settings. She currently works with patients in acute mental health care, as well as students in our Kidstar and Teenscope day school programs at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute.  

Vickie has been an adjunct professor in the Visual Art and Design Department at Salt Lake Community College since 2008. She is involved in the arts leadership community in Utah and is a Certified Change Leader. 

Vickie loves providing opportunities for people to connect with their strengths and their own voice through creativity through art.

 

Jill Johnson: Instructor for Session 2

Jill Johnson (MAAT) earned a master’s degree in Art Therapy at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has a BS in Women's Studies and a BS in Communications (pre-law), both earned from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. She studied Narrative Therapy at the Evanston Family Therapy Center in Evanston, Illinois and utilizes the tenets in her practice. Currently, Jill is a member of Brené Brown's The Daring Way and working toward certification & work with Expressive Therapies of Utah.

 

 

*Art Access serves a diverse clientele. Chronological and cognitive ages are taken into consideration upon registration of any participant, as well as individual adaptive needs. Please specify any special needs that your child may have at the time of registration.

If you would like more information about how to sign up for Studio E, call Margo at 801-455-6089 or email

Studio E is an art therapy program open to people with epilepsy in 30 U.S. cities, where participants are given the opportunity to creatively express themselves and their emotions. Living with epilepsy can be challenging and art therapy may be beneficial in working through how the condition impacts an individual's life. To learn more about the national Studio E program, visit the.

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