2015 Conference Speaker- Juliet L. King

Juliet_L._King_Headshot.jpgCurrently Juliet L. King, MA, ATR-BC, LPC is Assistant Professor and Director of the inaugural Graduate Art Therapy program at Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, IN. Professor King is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology for the Indiana University School of Medicine. She has spent the last sixteen years as a clinician, administrator and professor of art therapy education at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Brain, Stress and Trauma—Healing Arts

Facilitated by Christopher Kerns

The hour long presentation will introduce the audience to brain science and demonstrate how the brain is injured by traumatic events, how the brain is effected over the long term by untreated traumatic stress.(Lead Presenter Dr. Konopka, 20 mins) Various healing therapies will be described and linked to their positive effect on the brain. This section will focus on both neuroscience and art therapy. ( Lead presenter Prof King, 15 mins.) Finally, a discussion about the need for a detailed scientific survey to help explain the causes of delay in reporting and treatment of victims of Child Sex Abuse by Clergy. (Lead Presenter Petr Bob, Charles University, 15 mins.)

There will be two breakout sessions about art therapy being led by Aisling Kerns and Daniel Lanctot.

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