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Ellen Levine

Adjunct Professor
Expressive Art Therapy

CIIS Main Building
6th Floor
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Ellen G. Levine, MSW, PhD, ATR-BC, REAT, adjunct faculty in Expressive Arts Therapy is a graduate of the Toronto Art Therapy Institute (TATI), a Registered Art Therapist (ATR-BC) and a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT). She is a graduate of the Toronto Child Psychotherapy Programme and a registered psychoanalyst (NAAP). Although her primary medium is visual art, she has also studied clown and mask with Richard Pochinko, Philippe Gaulier (watch interview with Phillippe Gaulier) and others.

Ellen is co-founder and on the faculty of ISIS-CANADA, a three-year training program in expressive arts therapy and a senior staff social worker at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre for Children's Mental Health in Toronto.

She is a Core Faculty and Dean of Individualized Studies in Expressive Arts Therapy at the European Graduate School in Switzerland and Senior Staff Social Worker at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre in Toronto, ON, Canada. She is the author of Tending the Fire: Studies in Art, Therapy and Creativity (EGS Press), co-editor of Foundations of Expressive Arts Therapy: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives (Jessica Kingsley Press), co-author of Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy: Toward a Therapeutic Aesthetics (Jessica Kingsley Press), and co-editor of a Festschrift (celebratory volume) in honor of Stephen K. Levine, In Praise of Poiesis: The Arts and Human Existence (EGS Press), which includes contributions by many of the founders and succeeding generations of the field of expressive arts.