Quick life changing art projects with Pamela Hayes. PAMELA M. HAYES, MFT, ATR-BC is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) in the state of California and a Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist with the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). Her specialties include: alcohol and drug addictions, foster care and adoption issues, parenting skills, gender identity, depression and anxiety, grief and ADHD. She is also a court certified Sexual Abuse Evaluator and trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). Ms. Hayes has a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design in New York, NY and Otis/Parsons in Los Angeles, CA and a Graduate Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy from The College of Notre Dame in Belmont, CA Ms. Hayes is a noted speaker and educator. She taught art therapy courses at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and lectures throughout the United States. Ms. Hayes is also a painter, a runner, a black-belt in Mixed Martial Arts and the mother of two children that she home schooled for the first 10 years of their lives, and the process of combined parenting and teaching has furthered her understanding of family dynamics. Ms. Hayes' experiences, both personally and professionally, makes her a skilled and knowledgeable instructor.
Pamela answers a frequently asked questions... How do I deal with a client who is really resistant to drawing? This episode gives five techniques to help clients break through their own resistance and reduce their perfectionistic tendencies.
Pamela provides detailed instructions on how to make a lizard out of beads. Following the in how to demonstration, Pamela explains how the beaded lizard can be used as a therapeutic tool for diffusing anger or decreasing stress. (download PDF instructions at www.hayesarttherapy.com)