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Welcome to Creative Therapy Umbrella! This podcast is dedicated to helping therapists support the well-being and mental health of children through the creative arts. You will hear a variety of interviews with creative arts therapists, expressive therapists, and child specialists who focus on supporting infant and child mental health. Digging this content? There's a lot more in our monthly newsletter. Sign up here: https://www.creativetherapyumbrella.com/newsletter/

Creative Therapy Umbrella Kate Shannon

    • Science
    • 4.9 • 32 Ratings

Welcome to Creative Therapy Umbrella! This podcast is dedicated to helping therapists support the well-being and mental health of children through the creative arts. You will hear a variety of interviews with creative arts therapists, expressive therapists, and child specialists who focus on supporting infant and child mental health. Digging this content? There's a lot more in our monthly newsletter. Sign up here: https://www.creativetherapyumbrella.com/newsletter/

    #94-Internal family systems, art therapy, and parts work with Jennifer Greiner, LCPC, ATR

    #94-Internal family systems, art therapy, and parts work with Jennifer Greiner, LCPC, ATR

    In this episode, Jennifer shares with us her experience as an art therapist supporting people through a variety of needs, specifically anxiety. She discusses how she utilizes various techniques, such as externalization, to separate the client from their struggles and how she turns this into art with her clients. She also shares with us the basics of Internal Family Systems (IFS) and parts work, describing how she bridges art therapy and this approach to therapy. Take a listen to learn more!







    Jennifer Greiner is an LCPC & Art Therapist as well as Holistic Wellness Coach.  She helps individuals manage their emotional, mental & physical well-being so that they can make lasting changes in their lifestyle to live their best, natural life intentionally, with awareness.  She combines a holistic & universal approach to her work including essential oils & Human Design.She lives & works in Southern Maine & has worked in the mental health field for 10 years.







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    • 48 min
    #93 – Games, story dice, and mindfulness with Kate!

    #93 – Games, story dice, and mindfulness with Kate!

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    In this episode, Kate talks about using story dice or story cubes in sessions, utilizing video games to build connections, turning the classic I Spy game into a mindfulness activity and the importance of feeling visuals for kiddos! Take a listen and don't forget to get the freebies mentioned in the episode below!







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    • 29 min
    #92 – Bi-lingual therapy, creative resources, and art therapy merch, with Lauren Graham, LPC, LCDC, ATR-P

    #92 – Bi-lingual therapy, creative resources, and art therapy merch, with Lauren Graham, LPC, LCDC, ATR-P

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    In this episode, Lauren talks with us about her work as therapist, specifically some of her work as a bi-lingual therapist, and her experiences serving abroad. Lauren also shares with us about her website called "The Primed Canvas" where she creates downloadable resources in both English and Spanish. She also has another website artherapyshop.com where she creates creative arts therapy apparel for purchase! Take a listen and enjoy!







    Lauren Graham is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), licensed chemical dependency counselor (LCDC), and Art Therapy Registered Provisional (ATR-P) in Houston, TX. Lauren specializes in utilizing creative and art therapy-based interventions with children and adolescents. She graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Master's in counseling and attained a post-graduate certification in Expressive Arts Therapy from Prescott College in Arizona. With a passion for creativity and love for sharing, Lauren created an Art Therapy website called, The Primed Canvas. Her website is a creative community and a place to share art therapy directives with other therapists who share a love for the creative process. The Primed Canvas is the home of a colorful art therapy blog series called Art Therapy Rx/ Arteterapia Rx. It is a bilingual blog series that provides free resources for licensed therapists in English and Spanish. In 2020, Lauren launched an apparel and accessories shop that donates a percentage of sales to creative non-profits! Each design collection shows the colorful and fun nature of the healing arts. You can check out Lauren's latest resources at theprimedcanvas.com/blog for a little dose of color, creativity, and inspiration. For artsy apparel and accessories, check out thearttherapyshop.com! You can also follow me on social media @the_art_therapy_intern!







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    • 57 min
    #91 – Financial psychology and the impact of money, with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin, LCSW

    #91 – Financial psychology and the impact of money, with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin, LCSW

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    In this episode, Lindsay talks with us about financial psychology and the impact that money can have on people. She touches on how this can impact our clients, how we develop our mindset about money as early as 7-8 years old, and how this can effect us in our jobs as clinicians in community mental health and/or private practice. Take a listen to learn a lot with Lindsay!







    Lindsay Bryan-Podvin is a biracial financial therapist, speaker, and author of the book "The Financial Anxiety Solution." In her therapy practice, Mind Money Balance, she uses shame-free financial therapy to help people get their minds and money in balance. She's expanded her services to help private practice therapists with their money mindset, sustainable pricing, and authentic marketing so they can include financial self-care in their work. She lives with her partner and their dog on the traditional land of the Fox, Peoria, Potawatomi, and Anishinabewaki peoples also known as Michigan.







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    • 50 min
    #90- Three new pod-courses to check out through MT-PC!

    #90- Three new pod-courses to check out through MT-PC!

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    This weeks episode is a special podcast collaborative feature of three fellow music therapy podcasters who have created three AMAZING pod-courses through the Music Therapy Podcast Collective (MT-PC). Take a listen to each of them as they share the details about their pod-courses. These three pod-courses will be available starting June 1st and to celebrate we are putting ALL OF OUR POD-COURSES on sale for $20 off!







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    Learn more about Bonnie's pod-course called "Neurodiversity and Disability Culture in our Music Therapy Practice with Adults with IDD"







    Learn more about Brian's pod-course called "Developing Your Inner Music Therapist"







    Learn more about Hayley and Kim's pod-course called "Therapeutic Relationships and Inclusive Spaces"







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    • 25 min
    #89- Why the personal is professional; conversations on race, equity, and social justice (Part 2) with Kristiana Miner, MM, MT-BC

    #89- Why the personal is professional; conversations on race, equity, and social justice (Part 2) with Kristiana Miner, MM, MT-BC

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    In part two of this episode, Kristiana Miner talks with us about social justice within the creative arts therapies from a personal and professional perspective. She also shares her experiences related to racism, trauma, misogyny, oppression, and more in the music therapy field and we touch on some of the issues within the field related to continued oppression for marginalized therapists, clients, and communities.







    Kristiana Miner is a board-certified music therapist in community-based services in Colorado. She is a cult and abuse survivor and is passionate about therapy, social justice, and amplifying marginalized voices as someone who holds marginalized aspects of her own.







    Reach Kristiana by email at kristianaminer@gmail.com







    Check out Kristiana's newly released (and STUNNING) coloring book called "Delve" - available in PDF form and paperback!







    Book Description: DELVE is a coloring book for people who have been through some sh*t. When I was struggling my hardest with PTSD, depression, anxiety, and a chronic illness I didn't even realize I had yet, I turned to art. These are the pictures I drew during those hard times, to help me fight my demons. Color in my doodles, write in your own thoughts wherever you please. Let's fight our demons together.







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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Novalí ,

A Fulfilling Listen

If you’re looking for an easy way to experience living with a creative growth mindset, this is such a lovely way to meet that goal! Lighthearted yet full of informational layers: leaves you feeling full without the heaviness often associated with a satisfying meal 💞

Jaycie Voorhees ,

Smooth and engaging

Kate is such an engaging speaker and a skilled interviewer. I feel like I could listen to her for hours! It was such a joy being a guest on this podcast, and I absolutely love listening to the wide variety of episodes. I highly recommend this one for any creative arts therapists!

Hayley Francis Cann ,

Awesome Experience

Kate, you are so down to earth and easy to talk to. It was wonderful being a guest on your podcast and I would highly recommend this experience to anyone curious about sharing their story.🧡

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