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Updates from the Children's Healing Art Project

Dear Friends of CHAP,

All of us here at CHAP want to say thank you, thank you, thank you!! We have really felt the love and support of our community this year, and because of you we have been able to make the first six months in our new South East Portland home a great success! If you haven’t stopped by to check out the studio and gallery that you-our community of supporters-have helped us create we invite you to stop by and say hello!

Here is a great opportunity for you to swing by and say hello! As you may, or may not know, we open our doors to the community every first Friday of the month to see in person the healing power of art. Each month our teaching artists curate a show featuring artwork of the amazing and talented young

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Art Therapy Alliance Favicard on the Go with July Fernández in Guadalajara, Mexico

This Art Therapy Alliance Favicard on the Go submission was received by July Fernández, an Art Therapist from Mexico living in Guadalajara. Thank you July! July first studied Nutrition Science and worked for several years in this field. …

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Art Therapy Alliance Favicard on the Go with Jen Alward, MA, LPC, ATRL-BC in Eagle River, Wisconsin

Today’s Favicard on the Go photos were received by Jen Alward, MA, LPC, ATRL-BC, an art therapist in Eagle River, Wisconsin- Thank you Jen for sharing your experiences, journey, and work for this series! “I am a therapist in a small town in north…

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Art Therapy Alliance 2012 Year in Review: Milestones, Happenings & Projects

2012 has been another active year for the Art Therapy Alliance with community focused projects to help promote art therapy, new resources, and some celebrating of milestones! Here are some of the highlights: Spaces & Places: Wh…

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Art Therapy Alliance Favicard On the Go with (Clare) Kit Keung in Singapore

“Being creative is not a hobby, it is in every day life”. This Art Therapy Alliance Favicard photo was submitted by (Clare) Kit Keung, an Art Therapist practicing in Singapore: About Kit and her photo: The desire and possibility to cr…

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Art Therapy Perspectives & Social Media with Victoria Scarborough, MPS

It is my pleasure to feature this interview with Victoria Scarborough, MPS, New York art therapist and blogger for Art Therapy Perspectives.  After being invited through Twitter to participate in her Interview Series on her blog, I was curious …

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Invitation to Help: Bring Sock Monkey Smiles to Youth in New Jersey

6 Degrees of Creativity & Operation Sock Monkey have teamed up for a sock monkey service project that will benefit The Boys & Girls Club in Hoboken, New Jersey. The Boys & Girls Club in this area was severely impacted by flooding and …

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Art Therapy Alliance Favicard on the Go with Erin Brazill in Honduras

The Art Therapy Alliance received this second Favicard On the Go photo from Art Therapist Erin Brazill taken during her recent trip to Honduras.  Thanks Erin for contributing another submission! Last month, I traveled to Santa…

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Art Therapy Alliance Favicard On the Go: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Fall Conference

At the end of September, I visited Southern IIlinois University Edwardsville and the Graduate Art Therapy & Counseling Program to present at this year’s Fall Conference.  My community lecture, Cultivating Art Therapy Connection & Commu…

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