Meaningful Events to Honor Juneteenth in New York City

This Sunday marks Juneteenth, the United States’ youngest federal holiday, signed into law by President Joe Biden in 2021. It commemorates the day in 1865 when enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, saw their freedom realized, over two years after Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Texas was the final Confederate state to announce the proclamation, and … Read more

In Honor of Black History Month: Centering Black Aesthetics in Art Therapy Past, Present & Future

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn February 10, 2022 | Deanna Barton, MA, ATR-BC & Zachary D. Van Den Berg, MA, ATR-P, LPC-Associate In February, we celebrate Black History Month by honoring the labors and contributions of Black art therapists towards their clients, the profession at large, and the world. Let us use this month of national recognition … Read more

In Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Centering Memory, Dignity, and Justice in Art Therapy

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn January 27, 2022 | By Zachary D. Van Den Berg, MA, ATR-P, LPC-Associate & Pat B. Allen, PhD, ATR On January 27, 1945, Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz, the largest of the Nazi concentration camps and killing centers. While Auschwitz was the largest concentration camp, it was only one of many liberated by … Read more