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APRIL 3, 10 A.M.-3 P.M.

Working therapeutically
with creative expression

The Theological Commons at MTSO presents a day-long training workshop for clinical professionals. Earn four RCH and four CEU.
PLEASE NOTE: This workshop has filled to capacity, and registration is now closed. We hope you’ll consider attending future MTSO workshops for clinical professionals.

If art weren’t therapeutic, would museums exist? Would doodling? What is it about creative expression that allows us, clinicians and laypersons alike, to access feelings, world views and the existential panoply of human emotion in ways that no other intervention can?

“Creating Healing: The Role of Art Therapy in Clinical Settings” will offer clinicians information on the efficacy of creative expression in working with clients who have co-occurring conditions; the forms that creative expression may take relative to human development; how art therapy functions within overall clinical frameworks;
and how creativity can support the clinician in his or her own self-care and professional growth journey.

Through the use of lecture, role-play and hands-on opportunities to try out forms of art therapy, clinicians will develop more tools to further individualize treatment for their patients and clients – and perhaps new forms of caring for themselves in their challenging and demanding professions.


Charlene Taylor, PC-CR, ATR-BC, board-certified art therapist/instructor of art therapy, Lourdes University, Sylvania, Ohio

Donna Sigl-Davies, PCC, clinician in private practice, MTSO adjunct faculty member

Jennifer Haywood, LISW, LICDC, clinician in private practice

Sally Murphy, MA, LICDC, chemical dependency counselor at Cornerstone of Recovery, MTSO admissions recruiter

Tuition, credits and registration

Your prepaid tuition of $60 covers all sessions (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) and lunch. You may request a vegetarian meal as you complete our online registration form.

By completing this workshop, you will earn four RCH and four CEU.

The registration deadline is April 2. Space is limited.

Registration has closed. This event is at capacity.


This event will be held on the campus of Methodist Theological School in Ohio, 3081 Columbus Pike in Delaware, Ohio. Here’s a Google map. From Columbus, it’s easily reached by traveling 10 miles north of I-270 on U.S. Route 23. Ample free parking is provided.

More information

To learn more, contact Sally Murphy at 740-362-3447 or