New Epilepsy Art Therapy Program

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 15:24
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Epilepsy Alliance of Utah, Art Access, and the Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado 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 Masters 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 multi modality 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 of have never held a paintbrush.

Workshop Dates: Thursdays, March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3 & 10, 2014
Time: 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Location: Art Access @ 230 S 500 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Admission: FREE with advanced registration. Class size limited to 15 participants.
Please note that this program is offered exclusively to people with epilepsy.

If you would like more information about how to sign up for Studio E, please email , call Margo at 801-455-6089, or call Amanda at Art Access at 801-328-0703, option 5.

Studio E is a multi-week 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. For more detailed information about this national program, visit www.epilepsyfoundation.org/studioe or www.yourpartnerinepilepsy.com.EPILEPSYALLIANCELOGOStongerTogether20CO

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