Master of Arts

Creative Arts Therapy Counseling

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CAAHEP

The Hofstra University Creative Arts Therapy Counseling program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education (ACATE), 9355 113th St N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33775; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org.

The Master of Arts in Creative Arts Therapy Counseling program is a 60-credit degree and prepares graduates for licensure in NYS as a Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT) and to sit for the Art Therapy Credentials Board Examination (ATCBE).

Our small, intimate class sizes and diverse student body, as well as the didactic and clinical aspects of the program prepare our students for successful careers in art therapy.  The program features new and refined courses in the areas of ethics, diversity, aging and development, career counseling, and experiential learning.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 11AM
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Faculty

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Deborah Elkis-Abuhoff, PhD, ATR-BC, LCAT
Program Director and Associate Professor
Phone: (516) 463-5755
Email

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Joan Bloomgarden, PhD, ATR-BC, LCAT
Associate Professor
Phone: (516) 463-5300
Email

Adjunct Faculty:

  • Vivien H. Abrams, LCAT, ATR-BC, CASAC
  • Joan Alpers, MSP, LCAT, ATR-BC, CCLS
  • Jennifer Anderson, LCAT, ATR-BC
  • Mitra Dejkameh, PhD, ATR-BC, LCAT
  • Nick Farr, MS, MT-BC-LCAT
  • Morgan Gaydos, MA, LCAT, ATR-BC
  • Michelle A. Hololob, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT, ATCS
  • Elyse A. Miller, MA, LCAT, ATR-BC, ATCS, BCPC, CLL, Director of Internship, Practicum and Assessment, Department of Counseling and Mental Health Professions
  • Dorit Netzer, PhD, ATR-BC, LCAT
  • Sherry Reiter, PhD
  • Sheryl Stern, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, LMFT
  • Lisa Wisel, ADTR

Contact the Program

Program Director

Deborah L. Elkis-Abuhoff, PhD, LCAT, ATR-BC, ATCS, BCPC
Associate Professor, Department of Counseling and Mental Health Professions, Hofstra University
(516) 463-5755