Creative Arts Therapy Groups online & in-person

Insurance accepted for groups: Cigna, Healthfirst, Fidelis, MVP, Beacon Health, Emblem, NYSHIP, and Aetna. $45 per group without insurance. Sliding fee for demonstrated financial need. If using insurance please check your copay rate.
The Art of Feeling: Building Connection and Community through Creativity
Mondays ONLINE

11:00am - 12:15
Begins July 18.  Ongoing. Join anytime.

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The Art of Feeling is a weekly virtual art therapy group open to adults of all ages and backgrounds. It is a space to connect with others and explore your own creative growth. Each week, participants can expect a structured art prompt, followed by discussion and processing. No prior art skills required. 8 person limit.

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Therapeutic Poetry for Grief, Loss and Transitions 

Mondays 6:00-7:00pm
Ongoing group.  Sign up for 6 sessions at a time.

In-person Williamsburg location  
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Creating poetry to creatively support the ebbs and flows of life. A nurturing enviroment to build community, create art and use poetry to work through difficult emotions and transitional periods.  *This group will be used to support research for a graduate thesis 

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Dance-Movement Therapy Group

Every Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm 
Ongoing group.  Sign up for 4 sessions at a time.

In-person Williamsburg location
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Looking for a creative way to release stress?  This ongoing group, offered in 4-week increments, is a supportive therapy group using dance and movement for self-expression. Connect with your self and others through movement; and learn how to bring mindful awareness to your body in order to release stress. Discover how movement experiences can help you deepen understanding and meaning. No dance experience is necessary.  To reserve a spot, venmo $10 deposit to @realarttherapy . If you plan to use your insurance, please bring your insurance card! 

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Have an idea for a new group? We have the resources and the motivation to add new workshops or therapy groups. If there is something you'd like to learn more about, please e-mail us. We'll listen and try to make it happen.

Professional Trainings for Therapists

New York Creative Arts Therapists, PLLC, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work  as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Social Workers, Creative Arts Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psychologists.

Learn more about our current CE classes

To learn more about offering an custom training or workshop at your agency please contact us by e-mail.

What makes our professional trainings different?

We combine hands-on creative activities with best-practice therapy techniques to enhance learning and treatment. In other words: we make it fun, informative, and maybe even self-revelatory.

  • We provide practical information that you can immediately use in your clinical practice.
  • Interactive, creative learning approach.
  • Lots of nuts and bolts information without any dry boring lectures.
  • Small group format (max of 8-10 participants)
  • Expert presenters from different practice models.
  • CE credits. All the hours count. No filler.
Fantastic! [the class] really illuminated the process approach which is fundamental in art therapy. I can't say enough good things - I feel grateful for participating and being a part of it!

 Karen Mulcahy, NY