Marie Lang, ATR-BC Registered and Board Certified Artist and Art Therapist
Objective: To provide art therapy services to children, adolescents and adults. Clinical Internship in Art Therapy Harding Hospital, 1/90-1/91 Completed Art Therapy Clinical Internship Graduate Training Program. Clinical program in partnership with Lesley College.
The Ohio State University, BFA Columbus, Ohio completed 89
Directions Counseling Group, Worthington, Ohio 5/01-8/10 Independent Art Therapist responsible for providing individual art therapy for children, adolescents and adults with various mental health issues. Facilitated treatment planning, coordinate discharge planning, provide appropriate charting, and provided family focused art therapy, as needed. Extensive experience with bereaved children, transitions and post-divorce, and sexual abuse. Provided all services under supervision of Dr. Ed Wonkiak PhD-Day of Break Counseling, Cols. Ohio
The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, 1/98-8/10 Art therapist group leader with“Good Grief” and “Kids Can Cope” Grief support groups for children. Facilitated a six-week support group for bereaved children and those coping with serious illness. Supervised volunteer staff, provided leadership in all aspects of art therapy and grief support services. Provided staff training and lectures, as needed.
Buckeye Ranch, Grove City, Ohio 3/98-3/99 Provide Art Therapy services for dual diagnosis outpatient group and Intensive Care Unit group. Facilitate two groups per week. Provide appropriate clinical charting for Clinical Supervisor.
Forest Hospital, Des Plaines, Illinois 6/92-6/95 Art therapist with inpatient psychiatric population, including geriatrics, adults, Children and adolescents. Specializing in treating the effects of sexual abuse and trauma, provided art therapy for eating disorder unit and individuals. With art therapy techniques. Expanded the role of art therapist to include outpatients. Provided art therapy groups to a wide variety of mentally ill patients. Ordered and managed all supplies for Activity Therapy Department (ceramics, painting and crafts). Supervised Interns from the Art Institute of Chicago and Mount Mary College. Full-time.
Breakthrough Homeless Ministry Provided free art therapy services to homeless persons with various needs, physically, spiritually and psychologically.
St. Vincent’s Children Center, Columbus, Ohio 7/91-5/92
Developed and implemented an Art Therapy programs for children. Performed diagnostic art assessments, utilized art therapy as a primary treatment modality to facilitate treatment goals with emotionally and behaviorally impaired children. Provided group and individual art therapy. Member of multi-disciplinary treatment team. Pioneered a art therapy group for sexually abused children. Full-time
Calumet Christian School, Columbus, Ohio 9/90-6/91
Art Therapist with Students. Provided art therapy reports and consultations to staff and families, to help students perform better in school, as they addressed their emotional needs in a productive way.
Professional Memberships: Art Therapist Registered since 1993 National Board Certified since 1995
American Art Therapy Association, Professional Member
Selected Exhibits and Reviews: Guest speaker for Living Well Radio Show 8/03 Topic: Children and Anger, Children and Grief
Cards for Comfort Workshop 1/27/01
Kids from Horses for Hope and Healing paint Horse WCMH-TV 4 8/16/00
Breakthroughs of Cancer 10 T.V 5/00
D’Art Featured Artist, WOSU TV 6/91
Columbus Dispatch, Review, Visual Arts Section, 8/17/97
Harold Washington Main Library Chicago, Juried group show 1/94
Mars Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, group show 2/94
Columbus Dispatch, Review, Visual Arts Section, 6/17/90
Roy. G. Biv Gallery, Solo Show 6/90
Conference Presentations and Awards:
Workshop Presenter for: “Conference Exploration and creativity Eighth International Conference" Prague, Czech Republic and St. Petersburg, Russia 8/00
Workshop entitled: “Integrating the Arts and Healing: Helping Children and Caretakers Cope with Serious illness and Death of Loved Ones”
Grant Award Recipient from The Ohio Arts Council 8/00
Grant Award Recipient from The Visual Arts Foundation 12, /00, 1/01