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Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Expressive Arts Therapy
Counseling Psychology Department
School of Professional Psychology and Health
PhD, MEd, Temple University
BA, Trenton State College
Kate T. Donohue, PhD, REAT, adjunct faculty in Expressive Arts Therapy is a licensed psychologist and a registered expressive arts therapist. She holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and has maintained an active private practice for 32 years. She has also been teaching for 35 years, at such institutions as California Institute of Integral Studies, Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, JFK University and the San Francisco C.G. Jung Institute. Kate was also one of the original founding core faculty members of the Expressive Arts Therapy at CIIS. Additionally, she has been a supervisor for the past 30 years and was coordinator of the Expressive Arts Therapy Program's practicum supervision. Her life work in teaching, supervision, consultation, training and her therapy practice has been to marry Jungian Psychology with expressive arts therapy.
Kate was a cofounder of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association and is now a MCEP and CEU provider. Her work as an expressive arts therapist stems from her own deep and abiding passion for the arts, culture and spirituality . Kate is involved in visual arts and dance, having spent 20 years studying indigenous and ethnic dance forms, in particular West African and Afro-Cuban Dance. Her visual arts work in painting and drawing has helped Kate explore an interest in understanding the sacred feminine. With a background in drama and poetics, and a great appreciation for music, Kate says that her involvement in arts and culture has made her own life richer, by allowing her to map and understand her own inner terrain.
Read Kate Donohue's article reprinted from The Arts in Psychotherapy: "A Transcendent Journey Through the Motherline: A Voyage with Helen Hardin, Southwest Artist."
Donohue, K. " You Going Global: Preparation for International work through the expressive Arts," in Maller, D. (2013). The Praeger Handbook of Community Mental Health, vol. 3 pp,65-89.
Donohue, K. "Frida Kahlo" and "Expressive Arts Therapy" chapters in the Encyclopedia of Creativity 2011
Donohue, K (ed.) "Ripening Seeds Column" International Expressive Arts Therapy Newsletter, 1996-current
Donohue, K. Book Review: Music: Keynote of the Human Spirit. Ruth B. Skaggs, Arts in Psychotherapy. Vol. 32(3), 2005
Donohue, K. Book Review: The Expressive Body in Life, Art and Therapy Working with Movement, Metaphor and Meaning, Daria Halprin, Arts in Psychotherapy. Vol. 30(4), 2004
Donohue, K. Tending The Garden: Book Review of Creative Supervision: Poiesis. Vol. 4, 2002.
Donohue, K. A Transcendent Journey Through the Motherline. Arts and Psychotherapy, Vol. 28 (2001), pp.19-30.
Donohue, K.T. Book Review: Foundations of Expressive Arts Therapy: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives. (Eds.) Stephen and Ellen Levine, Journal of Sandplay Therapy. Vol. 9(2), 2000.
Donohue, K. "Paradox, Precision, and Passion: Passing on the Spirit of Helen Hardin, 1943-1984. The San Francisco Jung Library Journal (winter, 1995) Vol. 14, #3, PP 31-42.
Donohue, K. and Mussen, N., The Dance That Heals the Self. in Current Research in Arts medicine Bejjani, F. J. (Ed) 1993 Chicago Review Press, Chicago, Illinois PP 263-265.
Donohue, K., "Survival of the Artist", National Society of Internships and Experiential Education Newsletter, December 1984.
Donohue, K., "Career Education for the Handicapped, the Vocational School Psychologist as Consultant:", School Psychology Digest, (Winter, 1978), Volume 7, #1, pp. 55-59.
Donohue, K., "The Vocational School Psychologist as a Teacher Consultant", School Psychologist in New Jersey, (Winter, 1976), Volume 17, #2.