Author Biographies continued and update to the research from the first book in chapter 12 scroll down for more information
Elizabeth Hamilton, PhD
Elizabeth Hamilton earned her BA from Vanderbilt University (honors in psychology), her MS from Tulane University and her PhD in clinical psychology from UCLA. She was the recipient of an APA dissertation grant, and more recently, is co-investigator for a school-based intervention grant awarded by Division 53 of APA. In addition to involvement with clinical training and teaching in our department, she maintains an active clinical practice with children, teens and adults, with special interests in eating and mood disorders. Current research interests include protective and risk factors in developmental psychopathology.
Basia Mosinski, LCAT, ATR-BC,MA, MFA
Basia Mosinski, MA, MFA is an Art Therapist in Southern California and a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist in New York. She was a clinician and Assistant Director of Mental Health at Gay Men’s Health Crisis in New York and a former chair of the Technology Committee of the American Art Therapy Association. Prior to Art Therapy, Basia was faculty in the Film/Video/New Media Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Basia is now working at One life Coach helping those who need guidance through grief and loss.
“OneLife.Coach sessions can help you to explore the impact of what happened, on your life. Explore ways to fully express your feelings and yet not create continued feelings of overwhelm. Bring one or more areas of your life into alignment, by identifying the areas that have been changed, listening for those places that tug you back into life and following the call. Creatively exploring options for your new self to emerge. To develop a plan that increases your well-being, and improves resilience toward a path of wholeness.”
Penelope Orr, PhD, ATR-BC
Dr. Penny Orr is a board certified, registered art therapist and an Art Therapy Board Credentialed Supervisor. Dr. Orr served on the Art Therapy Credentials Board, which credentials art therapists in the United States, and was the past president of this board. She has taught at Edinboro University and Florida State University for the past 10 years in which time she published one book, wrote chapters for two edited books, and published 15 articles on digital media theory and use in art therapy
Marty Otañez, Ph.D.
and Wanda Lakota, M.A.
Marty Otañez is an assistant professor in the Anthropology Department, University of Colorado, Denver. He examines digital storytelling as a research method to promote health equities among communities of color. Also, he studies diverse ways to bring digital media, social justice, and community wellness perspectives to social science and public health applications. Marty is a co-editor of the forthcoming book Engaging Participatory Visual and Digital Research (Left Coast Press: California). He operates the Coalition for Excellence in Digital Storytelling blog
Wanda Lakota is an Inclusive Excellence Fellow at the University of Denver where her current research interests focus on filmmaking and the intersections of race, identity, and health. In completion of her dissertation, she is writing, producing, and directing a documentary about the first FDA-approved race-based drug. Prior to studying filmmaking, Wanda Lakota was a full time Instructor, Director, and Academic Advisor for the Department of Communication, University of Colorado - Denver
A clinical trial has been published on I was there films citing this work. I felt it necessary to reflect those changes in the original website since the original book, in print and in electronic form, still have http://www.filmandeobasedtherapy.com inside for this very reason, to update the literature in the event of more accurate information and or clinical trials emerge. To read the full text of the clinical trial, click here.
Benjamin Patton, M.A.
Rivka Tuval-Mashiach, Ph.D.
Benjamin Patton is the Founder and President of Patton Veterans Project, Inc., a not-for-profit organization devoted to serving veterans and military families coping with the consequences of post-traumatic stress. Ben oversees the operations for PVP and leads each I Was There therapeutic film workshop, reaching out to veteran participants before, during, and after participation. The youngest grandson of WWII's General George S. Patton Jr., Ben is co-author of the 2012 book, Growing Up Patton: Reflections on Heroes, History and Family Wisdom. Formerly a producer for and development executive, he also operates Patton Productions, an independent production company. Ben is a graduate of Georgetown University and holds a Masters in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University-Teachers College.
Dr. Rivka Tuval-Mashiach is a clinical psychologist and a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Bar Ilan University in Israel. She is also the head of the community services unit at The Israel Center for Victims of Terror and War. Her research and clinical work include using narrative approaches to diagnose and treat people exposed to trauma and those with PTSD, She studies collective trauma, gender and trauma, and identity construction processes following traumatic events, and has published extensively on these topics
Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPAT, LPCC, ATR-BC, REAT
Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPAT, LPCC, ATR-BC, REAT is a leading international expert, syndicated writer, and educator in the fields of art therapy, expressive arts and arts in healthcare. She is a research psychologist, a Board Certified and Licensed Professional Art Therapist, Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, and has had over 25 years of experience and education in trauma intervention and disaster relief and integrative approaches to health. Cathy is the founder, director and lead faculty member of the Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute, dedicated to teaching trauma-informed intervention that integrates expressive arts, neurobiology, somatic approaches, mindfulness, and positive psychology. In particular, it supports the specific use of expressive arts therapies including art therapy, music therapy and movement therapy, play therapy, dramatic enactment, humor and mind-body approaches for recovery and wellness in children, adults and families. Cathy is also the President of Art Therapy Without Borders and is one of its founders. - See more at: http://www.cathymalchiodi.com/about/#sthash.MgSYhiks.dpuf
Cathy went on to edit another book with similar authors on digital technology.
Amazon describes that book as
Interest in the use of digital technology in art therapy has grown significantly in recent years. This book provides an authoritative overview of the applications of digital art therapy with different client groups and considers the implications for practice.
Alongside Cathy Malchiodi, the contributors review the pros and cons of introducing digital technology into art therapy, address the potential ethical and professional issues that can arise and give insight into the effect of digital technology on the brain. They cover a wide range of approaches, from therapeutic filmmaking to the use of tablet and smartphone technology in therapy. Detailed case studies bring the practicalities of using digital technology with children, adolescents and adults to life and the use of social media in art therapy practice, networking and community-building is also discussed.”
Among the authors in Cathy’s new book includes Jedidiah Logan who represents the American Psychological Association’s division 46, Media Pschology and Skip Rizzo from the bravemind program at the University of Southern California that uses Virtual Reality to treat soldiers with post traumatic stress disorder.