Digital International Creative Arts Therapies Symposium


Detailed Program Schedule 

5:00 - 6:00 am (EST) and 11:05 - 11:49 pm (EST)


“When many people die/killed, we stay alone. When someone dies, those who love him would die too.”

This short video is the story of a girl who waited a full year to meet her lover on the desired day and to prepare her soul to the fullest – only to find that her lover is dead.


Skeiker worked for Phoenix Media Production Company as Photographer in Damascus Syria and was a Camera Assistant in a TV series called “Domino." She also was a multimedia editor in Magna Media Company. She has an Associate’s degree in photography and a BFA in theater techniques from the Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts, Damascus, Syria.  kindahsoroka [at] gmail [dot] com

Kindah Skeiker (Filmmaker in Damascus, Syria)

5:05 am - 5:11 am 


Social Media Professionalism in Art therapy

This presentation explores how art therapists can create a strong professional digital presence through the use of social media, including practical suggestions to help minimize potential risks and strategies to empower e-professionalism. Considerations for cultivating a presence online that aligns with one's professional work, passions, values, and career interests will also be presented.


Gretchen is a Registered Board Certified Art Therapist in Cleveland, Ohio. Her technology contributions to the field over the last two decades include managing and curating content online related to art therapy, creativity, and community organizing, as well as previously serving as Web Editor for the American Art Therapy Association. Gretchen is also the author of The Art Therapist’s Guide to Social Media and currently serves on the AATA Board of Directors.

Gretchen Miller, MA, ATR-BC, ACTP

5:11 am - 5:47 am

Pre-recorded PPT presentation

I Will Believe You

Daniel Lanctot is an art therapist, filmmaker, and musician. Daniel’s filmmaking projects have focused on incorporating participatory processes to tell stories about human rights issues. For his graduate thesis project at the School of the Art Institute, Daniel used various forms of digital media as art-based self-inquiry research of childhood sexual abuse.  daniellanctot [at] gmail [dot] com

Daniel Lanctot, MA

5:47 am - 5:54 am


Digital Media in Art Therapy Interviews  

In this video interview Dr. Natalie Carlton discusses the topic of digital media as narrative, people’s responses to technology, the world wide web, the future of digital media in art therapy, and the internet as an expression of the human psyche.

Natalie Carlton is an Associate Clinical Professor at the Drexel University Creative Arts Therapies Department. She has authored and co-authored several articles and book chapters regarding digital media use in art therapy and is currently working on Illustrating Stories, an edited book regarding the therapeutic use of comics and graphic novels.


Natalie Carlton, PhD, ATR-BC, LPCC

11:05 pm - 11:49 pm


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