Photo Art Therapy Class
Saturday, Aug 17th
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Light & Shadow: Photo Image Making Techniques in Art Therapy
Instructor: Chelsea Call MA, LMHC, LPAT
Sponsored by the New Mexico Art Therapy Association (NMATA) and the Learning Center at Meow Wolf
This course is designed to educate mental health practitioners on various ways photographic techniques can be incorporated into both individual and group art therapy settings. By definition, photography is the art of recording light. Participants will explore the therapeutic benefits of exploring light & shadow qualities through engagement in a cyanotype photo image making directive. Digital-based photography techniques, benefits, and ethics will be discussed. Integrating teaching, guided meditation, art-making, and movement this workshop will provide clinicians with a foundation for incorporating photographic techniques into therapeutic environments.
-be able to modify the given directive for group therapy or individual sessions
-be able to utilize the directive in their practice after participation in this course
-understand how to utilize photo image making techniques to treat various client populations
-receive 3 CEU’s through NMATA if they are a licensed counselor, art therapist or social worker
Chelsea Call is an artist and art therapist currently residing in the high desert of Santa Fe, New Mexico (unceded, occupied Tewa land). She received her Master of Arts in Counseling and Art Therapy from Southwestern College in 2018, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Colorado State University. Chelsea‘s work focuses on healing through integrative investigations; amalgamating visual, somatic, and ecological processes. An ally to the natural world, she finds rejuvenation in the mountains hiking her rescue pup.