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Gussie Klorer - Art Therapy

Publications: Books

Expressive Therapy with Troubled Children. Jason Aronson, Inc., 2001.

Publications: Refereed Journal Articles, Book Chapters

2002: Group art therapy with sexually abused children. Chapter in Malchiodi (Ed.), Clinical Art Therapy. Guilford Publishing.

1995: "Use of anatomically correct dolls in play and art therapy with sexually abused children." Arts in Psychotherapy. (1995). 22(5), 467-473.

1993: "Countertransference: A theoretical review and case study with a talented client." Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association. (1993). 10(4), 32-40.

1992: "Leaping beyond traditional boundaries: Art therapy and a wilderness stress challenge program for adolescents." The Arts in Psychotherapy. (1992). 19(4), 285-287.

Publications: Collected Papers, Book Reviews

2004: Playing for real: Exploring the world of child therapy and the inner worlds of children. By Richard Bromfield, Book review. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 21(3), 169-170.

2002: Selected artist in Working with images: The art of art therapists, Bruce Moon (Ed), Charles C Thomas, Publisher.

2002: Someone hurt me. By Susan Cavacuiti, Book review. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 19 (3).

2002: No-talk therapy for children and adolescents. By Martha Straus. Book review. Trauma and Loss: Research and Interventions Journal.

2001: Childhood and art therapy (2nd Edition). By Edith Kramer, Book review. American Journal of Art Therapy, 39(3), 100.

1997: Noteworthy: A tribute to Jim Consoli, with Mathew Bernier, Carol Cox, Mari Fleming, & Michael Franklin. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association 14(4), 290- 293.

1996: A child's story: Recovering through creativity. By Pat Harris, Book review. Creative Lifelines for Survivors, 1(2), 28.

1994: Art therapy with a group of latency age girls, by Mildred Lachman- Chapin, Video review. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association. (1994). 11(2), 160-61.

1993: A child's story: Recovering through creativity. By Pat Harris, Book review, Art Therapy. (1993). 10(3), 177-178.

Publications: Proceedings Manuals

11/04 Cumulative trauma and art therapy: Neurodevelopmental advances in theory and practice (with Linda Chapman). Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association, Mundelein, IL: AATA Inc.

11/03 Acute incident versus long-term trauma: Therapeutic interventions (with Cathy Malchiodi). Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association, Mundelein, IL: AATA Inc.

11/02 A study of attachment behavior between abused children and their foster parents. Proceedings of the 333rd Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association, Mundelein, IL: AATA,Inc

11/01 Children with attachment disorders: Art, movement and play interventions. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association, Mundelein, IL: AATA,Inc.

11/00 An insatiable hunger: Attachment dilemmas of children in foster care. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association, Mundelein, IL: AATA, Inc.

1997 Brief therapy with long-term results: The therapeutic impact of the family art evaluation over time. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association. Mundelein, IL: AATA, Inc.

1996 A developmental model for child abuse treatment. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association. Mundelein, IL: AATA, Inc.

1995 Searching for the appropriate treatment map: Integrating object relations and family systems theory (with Jim Consoli). Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association. Mundelein, IL: AATA, Inc.

1995 Art therapy in Head Start: Preventive mental health services for disadvantaged children (with Savneet Talwar). Proceedings of the 26th AnnualConference of the American Art Therapy Association. Mundelein, IL: AATA, Inc.

1994 Art and play therapy in sexual abuse treatment: Making anatomically correct dolls. (1994) Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association. Mundelein, IL: AATA, Inc.

1993 Adolescents: Creating a challenge to meet the challenge. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association. Mundelein, IL: AATA, Inc.

1992 The talented client: A case study in countertransference for the artist-therapist. (1992) Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association. Mundlein, IL: AATA, Inc.

Professional Presentations: Keynote Addresses

9/02 The Healing Power of Art and Play for Traumatized Children. Keynote Address, Illinois Art Therapy Association Annual Conference, Chicago.

6/02 Art and Play with Traumatized Young Children. Keynote Address, Peoria's Children, Illinois.

10/00 Childhood Trauma: A Rationale for Expressive Therapies in Treatment. Keynote Address, Fourth Annual Conference of the Oregon Art Therapy Association, Portland, Oregon.

5/98 The Trauma of Child Abuse: A Developmental Approach to Treatment. Keynote address and workshop, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia.

5/96 The Power of Creativity: Our Place in a Political Environment. Keynote Panel, Illinois Art Therapy Association Annual Conference, River Forest, IL.

5/87 Visual Voice… The Use of Art Therapy with Abused Children. Keynote Address, Fourth Annual Art Therapy Conference Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Professional Presentations: Refereed Conferences

11/04 Cumulative Trauma and Art Therapy: Neurodevelopmental Advances in Theory and Practice. Presented with Linda Chapman, 35th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association, San Diego, CA.

11/03 Acute Incident versus Long-term Trauma: Therapeutic Interventions Presented with Cathy Malchiodi, 34th Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association, Chicago, IL.

11/02 A Study of Attachment Behavior Between Abused Children and Their Foster Parents. American Art Therapy Association's 33rd Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

11/01 Children with Attachment Disorders: Art, Movement and Play Interventions. Post-conference course at 32nd Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association, Albuquerque, NM.

11/00 An Insatiable Hunger: Attachment Dilemmas of Children in Foster Care. 31st Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association, St. Louis, Missouri.

11/97 Brief Therapy with Long-Term Results: The Therapeutic Impact of the Family Art Evaluation Over Time. American Art Therapy Association's 28th Annual Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

11/96 A Developmental Model for Child Abuse Treatment. American Art Therapy Association's 27th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

11/95 Searching for the Appropriate Treatment Map: Integrating Object Relations and Family Systems Theory. Presented with James Consoli, American Art Therapy Association's 26th Annual Conference, San Diego, California.

11/95 Art Therapy in Head Start-Preventive Mental Health Services for Disadvantaged Children, Presented with Savneet Talwar, American Art Therapy Association's 26th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA

4/95 Building Self-esteem Through Art Therapy in Head Start Programs, Presented with Savneet Talwar, Annual National Head Start Association Conference,Washington, DC.

11/94 Art and Play Therapy in Sexual Abuse Treatment: Making Anatomically Correct Dolls. American Art Therapy Association's 25th Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

11/93 Adolescents: Creating a Challenge to Meet the Challenge. American Art Therapy Association's 24th Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. 4/93 Combining a Wilderness Stress Challenge Program and Art Therapy to Treat Troubled Adolescents. Art Therapy Successes with Children and Adolescents Conference, Orlando, Florida

11/92 The Talented Client: A Case Study in Countertransference for the Artist/Therapist. American Art Therapy Association's 23rd Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. 6/92 Creating an Environment of Challenge for Acting Out Adolescents. Illinois Art Therapy Association's Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

7/91 The Talented Client: A Case Study in Countertransference and Transference Issues Illinois Art Therapy Association's Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

11/90 Leaping Beyond Traditional Boundaries: Art Therapy and a Wilderness Stress Challenge Program. National Coalition of Arts Therapy Association's Joint Conference, Washington, DC.

10/85 U.S. Study Group on the Symbolic Language of the Sexually Abused (Panel member). American Art Therapy Association's Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

6/83 The Therapeutic Process Inherent in Creating Art: Its Application with Runaway and Abused Adolescents. First Midwest Art Therapy Colloquium, Chicago, Illinois.

Professional Presentations: Invitational

6/05 Attachment and Trauma in Art and Play Therapy. 3-hour workshop for The Heart and Science of Child Therapy Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

9/04 Understanding the Sexually Abused Child. 3-hour workshop for Missouri Baptist Children's Home Professional Development Institute.

6/04 Talking Through Art. 5-hour workshop for Missouri Baptist Children's Home Professional Development Institute.

6/04 Art Interventions in School Counseling. 2-hour workshop for counselors in Jennings Schools, Missouri. 3/04 Art and Play Therapy Interventions with Children Exhibiting Attachment Difficulties. 2-day workshop for Dade County, Florida Schools.

6/03 Art and Play Therapy with Traumatized Children. 6-hour workshop for Children's Home and Aid Society's Professional Development Series, Northern Region, Illinois.

6/03 Understanding the Sexually Abused Child. 3-hour workshop for Missouri Baptist Children's Home Professional Development Institute.

9/02 Vicarious Traumatization and the Therapist's Need to Contain, Workshop for Illinois Art Therapy Association, Annual conference.

6/02 An Introduction to Art Therapy with Children, 3-hr workshop for General Protestant Children's Home and Evangelical Children's Home.

4/02 Art Therapy and Its Use in Healing Children and Adolescents, presentation for CREATE (Creativity Research, Education, and Technique Enhancement) Foundation

3/02 Playful, Creative and Expressive Approaches in Working with Families. 3-hour workshop for Children's Home and Aid Society, Illinois.

2/02 Through a Child's Eyes: An Introduction to Art Therapy. STARNET: Southern Region Office of Education, Belleville, Illinois.

11/01 Discussion group leader following Opening Plenary Session, American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

6/01 Art and Play with Traumatized Children. 5-hour workshop for Mental Health Authority for West Central Illinois. 6/01 Art and Play Therapy with Traumatized Children. 10-hour workshop for Mid-America Behavioral Health Care.

3/01 Art and Play Therapy with Traumatized Children. 3-hour workshop for Children's Home and Aid Society of Illinois Professional Development Series, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

11/00 Child Art Therapy, Master Supervision Group Leader, 31st Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association, St. Louis, Missouri.

10/00 An Insatiable Hunger: Attachment Dilemmas of Children in Foster Care. Fourth Annual Conference of the Oregon Art Therapy Association, Portland, Oregon.

11/99 Art Therapy with Victims of Trauma, Master Supervision Group Leader, American Art Therapy Association's Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida.

11/99 Discussion group leader following Opening Plenary Session, American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida.

11/98 Family Art Therapy. Master Supervision Group Leader, American Art Therapy Association's Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon.

7/98 Dealing with the Uncooperative Client: Whose Problem Is It? Training for Child Care Association Network, St. Louis, Missouri.

6/98 A Story of Loss and Renewal: Self-knowledge Through Visual Dialogue. Presented with Pat Allen, Transpersonal Art Therapy Conference, Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colorado.

5/98 Being a Supervisor. 6-hour training for child care worker supervisors at Evangelical Children's Home, St. Louis, Missouri.

11/95 What is Art Therapy? Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL. Guest Lecturer, Career Development Course.

9/95 Loving Dolly to Death: Children's Use of Play to Work Through Child Abuse Issues. Edgewood Children's Home, St. Louis, Missouri.

3/95 Integrating Object Relations and Family Systems Theories in Art Therapy with Families. Bowling Green State University.

8/94 Illustrating the Family Problem: Art Therapy as an Assessment and Treatment Intervention. Family and Self Preservation Symposium, Osage Beach, Missouri.

4/94 Engaging Families in the Creative Process: A Therapeutic Metaphor for Change. Fourth Annual Missouri Association for Home Based Services Conferences, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri.

3/94 Art Solutions: Therapeutic Applications for Arts in School. St. Clair County Teachers' Institute Planning Committee.

5/93 Art Therapy and Children in Foster Care. Planting Seeds of Hope Conference, Foster Care Coalition of St. Louis.

4/93 Child Sexual Abuse: Disclosure and Treatment Interventions. Madison County Community Counseling Center Training Workshop, Alton, Illinois.

9/91 Creativity in Art Therapy: Metaphors and Messages Professional Lecture Series for the Christian Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri.

12/90 Developmental and Behavioral Art Therapy. Guest Lecturer for the St. Louis Institute for Art Psychotherapy.

11/90 The Use of Children's Art in Detection and Treatment of Child Abuse. Missouri Nursing Association: Maternal Child Nursing Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri.

10/90 The Art Therapist as Expert Witness in Child Abuse Cases St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office.

3/90 The Use of Art in the Detection and Treatment of Child Abuse St. Louis Council on Child Abuse and Neglect Conference.

4/88 Creativity and Healing: An Introduction to Art Therapy Women's Awareness Week at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

3/88 Potentials and Pitfalls of the Use of Art Therapy in Child Sexual Assault Investigations. Presentation to detectives from the sexual abuse trauma teams with the St. Louis Police Department.

3/88 An Introduction to Art Therapy. Illinois Occupational Therapy Association National Conference, Collinsville, Illinois.

10/86 Art Therapy and a Wilderness Stress Challenge Program in Treatment of Abused Adolescents. Guest Lecturer for Bowling Green State University, Ohio.

5/85 The Use of Children's Art in Detection and Treatment of Child Abuse. State Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Columbia, Missouri

5/85 An Experiential Journey into Art Therapy. State Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Columbia, Missouri.

3/85 The Use of Children's Art in Detection and Treatment of Child Abuse. Child Abuse Conference, Eden Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

10/84 Conflict Resolution and Coping with Stress. Society of Women Engineer's Leadership Conference, Missouri. Featured in Media: 2002 Sweat, R. (2002, January).

Drawing it out. Art therapy helps kids express what's troubling them. Chicago Parent. 2001 Marx, B. (2001, December).

Art Therapists help clients evoke emotions through artistic creations. Focal Point. 2000 An interview with P. Gussie Klorer. Psychotherapy Book News, 34, January 20, 2000, 7-9.

1999 Ponder, B. (1999, July 11). Art therapy draws on emotions. North County Journal.

1999 Ponder, B. (1999, June 30). Gallery showcases city's talent: Ferguson artists take center stage in juried exhibit. North County Journal.

1995 Billhartz, C. (1995, April 17). Art Therapy: Program helps to draw out feelings of people in crisis. Belleville News-Democrat.

1995 Seibenberger, C. (1995). Art as a tool for healing. SIUE School of Fine Arts and Communication 1965-1995.

1994 Mazenko, M.A. (1994, October 30). The worst horror: Artist overcomes childhood incest through art. The Telegraph.

1993 Coalition plants seeds of hope. Coalition: Newsletter of the Foster Care Coalition of Greater St. Louis, Inc., Vol.1 Issue IV, Fall.

1990 Roth, M. (1992, August 6). Therapist uses art as tool. Intelligencer.

1991 Osborne, R. (1991, May 22-28). The healing arts: Giving creativity free reign can aid psychological therapy. The Riverfront Times.

1987 Kaufman, D. (1987, May 4). Abused children speak through art. Belleville News-Democrat.

1987 Lawrence, A. (1987, May 26). Art therapy draws out communication. Alestle.

Audio-Visual Productions:

3/96 Family art therapy. Featured speaker on Visions of Art Therapy, a cable television series, St. Louis.

Exhibitions:

2002 "Untitled" Mixed media, Center for Being and Becoming, Washington DC

2002 "Untitled" Mixed media. Faculty Art Show, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

2001 "Untitled" Mixed media. Faculty Art Show, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

2000 "Untitled" Mixed media. Faculty Art Show, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

1999 "Untitled" (4 mixed media pieces). North Gallery, St. Louis, MO.

1998 "Passage of Time" and "Loss", North Gallery, St. Louis, MO.

1998 "Losses II," Mixed Media. Faculty Art Show, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

1997 "The Search," Mixed media. Masked Encounters Show, St. Louis Design Center.

1995 "My Sister," Mixed media, Faculty Art Show, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

1994 Slide Show of Members' Art, American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

1993 Curator of "Cycle of Violence: The Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders", exhibition of art produced in the therapy of juvenile sex offenders.

1981 2-Person show, Hardart Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Service:

National Organizations:

2001-present Editorial Board, Trauma and Loss: Research and Interventions Journal.

2001 Editorial Board, American Journal of Art Therapy.

1999 Chair, Nominating Committee, American Art Therapy Association

1999 Editorial Board, Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association

1997 Program Chair, American Art Therapy Association's 27th Annual Conference Education Committee, American Art Therapy Association (AATA) Continuing Education Unit Development Committee (AATA)

1996 Education Committee (AATA) Continuing Education Unit Development Committee (AATA)

1995 Education Committee (AATA) Continuing Education Unit Development Committee (AATA)

1994 Continuing Education Unit Development Committee (AATA) Consultant to Certification Committee (Art Therapy Credentials Board, Inc.) Coalition of Art Therapy Educators: Sub-Committee studying impact of licensure for art therapists

1993 Long-Range Planning Committee (AATA) Education Committee (AATA)

1986-93 Missouri Delegate to Affiliate Societies (AATA) 1992 Long- Range Planning Committee (AATA) Education Committee (AATA)

1991 Resolutions Committee (AATA) 1988 Program Committee, 1988 Annual Conference (AATA Service: Local and State Organizations

1998-99 Co-chair, Governmental Affairs Committee, Missouri Art Therapy Association

1997 Liaison to AATA for the Missouri Art Therapy Association's Governmental Affairs Committee

1996 Chair, Governmental Affairs Committee, Missouri Art Therapy Association

1994 Board Member: Missouri Art Therapy Association: Alternate Affiliate Delegate to American Art Therapy Association (AATA)

1986-93 Board Member: Missouri Art Therapy Association: Affiliate Delegate to AATA

1992 President, Missouri Art Therapy Association

1991 President, Missouri Art Therapy Association Advisory Board: Very Special Arts Illinois

1984-85 Secretary/ Treasurer, Missouri Art Therapy Association

1984 Committee to Incorporate Missouri Art Therapy Association as a Not-for-Profit Corporation Chaired Committee for Missouri Art Therapy Association Affiliation with American Art Therapy Association

Grants: External Grants

2004 Madison Support Services, Madison County, IL. Grant to fund 1 Graduate Assistantship, $3885.

2002 Edgewood Children's Center, St. Louis, MO. Grant to fund 1 SIUE Graduate Assistantship, $3,885 (In partnership with Savneet Talwar).

1994-2001 Family Services and Visiting Nurses Association, grants to fund 3-4 SIUE Graduate Assistantships, renewed annually, ranging from $6,930 to $10, 788 (In partnership with Savneet Talwar).

1994 Fraternal Order of Eagles, Art Therapy for Children and Adolescents at Risk for Child Abuse, $5,000.

Grants: Internal Grants

Through Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville:

2003 Research and Equipment Grant, $2200 for digital video and digital still cameras. 2002 Summer Research Fellowship, $6,000.

1995-present SIUE East St. Louis Head Start, grants to fund 5-10 Graduate Assistantships, renewed annually, ranging from $18,500 to $26,569. (In partnership with Sharyl Parashak and Edna Petty)

Gussie Klorer

Art Therapy Area

Resume

Gallery of Gussie's Work

pklorer@siue.edu