Stephen Levine

Stephen Levine

Adjunct Professor
Expressive Art Therapy

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Stephen K. Levine, PhD, DSSc, REAT, adjunct faculty in Expressive Arts Therapy is professor emeritus of York University (Toronto), vice-rector and dean of the Doctoral Program in Expressive Arts at the European Graduate School (Switzerland), and co-director of ISIS-Canada, a three-year training program in expressive arts therapy.

His publications include Song the Only Victory: Poetry Against War, Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy: Toward a Therapeutic Aesthetics (with Paolo J. Knill and Ellen Levine), Poiesis: The Language of Psychology and the Speech of the Soul, and Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering.

He is the editor of POIESIS: A Journal of the Arts and Communication and was one of the cofounders of IEATA. His artistic interests include poetry, voice, and theater (especially clown). In 2008, he was the subject of a Festschrift (celebratory volume), In Praise of Poiesis: The Arts and Human Existence, which includes contributions by many of the founders and succeeding generations of the field of expressive arts.