Fear No Art! Hands-on Art Workshop to Address What Gets in the Way of Learning

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Speaker: Rochelle (Shelley) Bloom, MA, LMFT, ATR-BC 

FEAR NO ART! This is a fun, user-friendly, hands-on workshop which will provide art therapy interventions to address the things that are getting in the way of learning. There will be specific creative techniques demonstrated that address difficulties with emotional regulation, focus, attention, perfectionism, and dissociation, all adapted to the learning environment with virtually all populations. The neuroscience underlying these approaches will be explored with an emphasis on how creativity promotes neural integration opening up the channels for learning. Come discover how to enliven your practice with art and provide new and unique ways to help your clients and enrich your professional capacity.

Learning Outcomes:

As a result of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the purpose of art therapy interventions
  • Describe the neuroscience of art therapy interventions
  • Demonstrate ways to use art therapy interventions
  • Explain the way art interventions can be used as an assessment tool
  • Integrate art activities in a new way
  • Assess the effects of art interventions


9:00am-9:15am Welcome/Housekeeping Announcements/Introduction
9:15am-10:45am Segement 1 (90 Minutes) Introduction; Emotional Regulation
10:45am-11:00am Break
11:00am-12:00pm Segment 2 (60 Minutes) Collaboration/Inspiration
12:00pm-12:45pm Lunch
12:45p--2:15pm Segment 3 (90 Minutes) Attention/Focus
2:15pm-2:30pm Break
2:30p--3:30pm Segment 4 (60 Minutes) Confidence; Challenge Perfectionism

Event Locations


April 1, 2023 at 9am
Westmark School
5461 Louise Ave, Encino, CA 91316


Cancellation Policy:
All cancellation requests must be received in writing. Cancellations received more than 14 business days prior to the event will be subject to a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be given once inside the 14 business day window.

Disclosure: Financial – Receives honoraria from AET for teaching and speaking. Non-financial – No relevant relationships to disclose.

California ASHA Credit

This program is offered for:
AET: 5 CE Hours
ASHA: 0.5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level)
NASP: 5 CPD Hours
CA BBS (through NASP): 5 CE Hours (includes LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, LEP in California)
TEA: 5 CPE Hours
ALTA: 5 CE Hours