Through a thorough examination of current practices in group art therapy sessions, participants will be able to identify interventions and assessments commonly used in treatment and to introduce a new method of communication to collaborate with other mental health and medical professionals.
Rob Belgrod is a licensed art therapist and artist from Brooklyn, NY. Rob received his undergraduate degree in art therapy from the CUNY Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies program and went on to receive his master’s degree from the School of Visual Arts in art therapy. Rob currently works at The Art Therapy Project, where he provides art therapy groups for adolescents in alternative high schools, adults in substance abuse treatment, and the LGBTQ+ community.
Ian Kwok is a second-year internal medicine resident at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY. He received his MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and his BA from Columbia University. He is interested in palliative care and enjoys ceramics.