Dr. Ellen G. Horovitz, ATR-BC, LCAT, E-RYT, C-IAYT, is an internationally known leader and author in Art Therapy and Yoga Therapy, as well as a certified yoga therapist and psychotherapist.
She is Professor Emerita and founder of the Nazareth College graduate art therapy program, author of eight books and past president-elect of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). In addition to being a professor and scholar, Dr. Horovitz has been in private practice for over 35 years and works clinically with individuals, couples, and families. She is a dynamic presenter who has given hundreds of lectures and workshops nationally and internationally.
Dr. Horovitz served as AATA board director for 12 years and was responsible for re-writing the national education standards and manuals for approved graduate programs. In addition, she was as an expert witness on art therapy education for the U.S. Department of Justice, has won numerous awards and received grants from many organizations, including a graphic consultant grant from the U.S. Department of Defense.
The topics of her books range from art therapy to yoga therapy to mainstream applications of digital photography, and she has authored over 50 juried articles and 17 book chapters. Dr. Horovitz is also an expert in the field of deafness/hard of hearing and her book, Visually Speaking: Art Therapy and the Deaf, has been translated into Korean. You can read more about her at www.yogartherapy.com and (www.ellenghorovitz.com).
Financial: Ellen Horovitz is professor emerita at the Nazareth College of Rochester. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Ellen Horovitz is a member of the American Art Therapy Association.