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Vice President Therapist

New York, NY, 11362
$25 hr
August 11, 2012

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Arielle C Pearl

***-** **** ****** ****** Neck, N.Y. 11362



To obtain a position using the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well being of individuals of all ages.


Masters in Creative Arts Therapy, May 2012, Licensed Eligible GPA: 3.95

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Relevant Courses : Dance Therapy and Gestalt Therapy, Counseling of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Therapeutic Art for the Elderly

Honors/Awards : Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, May 2010 GPA: 3.32

Harpur College at Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Honors/Awards : Deans List: Fall 2009- Spring 2010

The American University of Rome GPA: 3.50

Semester Abroad, January 2009- May 2009


Art Therapy Intern: Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Queens Village, NY [Sept 2011-May 2012]

• Completed 600 hours under licensed art therapist

• Ran open studio as well as structured groups with a large range of diagnoses in an adult inpatient and outpatient psychiatric setting

• Maintained appropriate charts, records, and periodic reports on client progress as required by agency standards

Practicum Hrs: Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY [Jan 2011-May 2011]

• Completed 50 practicum observation hours under licensed art therapist in an acute adult behavioral inpatient psychiatric setting

• Co-led groups with art therapist

Practicum Hrs: United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau,Roosevelt, NY [Sept 2010-Dec 2010]

• Completed 50 practicum observation hours under licensed art therapist in special needs setting with clients aged 5-18

• Co-led groups with art therapist and other interns

Intern: Magic Paintbrush Workshop, Binghamton, NY [Jan 2010-May 2010]

• Assisted session facilitators through utilization of art materials to creatively work in conjunction with the abilities of the special needs individual and their caregivers

• Completed weekly journals as well as a research paper related to theoretical concepts involved in the internship work


• Highly organized, motivated and creative

• Outstanding multitasker and detail oriented

• Strong computer skills in both Mac and PC format

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

• Experienced in Adobe Photoshop and Indesign software

• Exceptional cook and baker


Vice President of the Creative Art Therapy Club of Hofstra

American Art Therapy Association

New York Art Therapy Association

CPR/AED Certified

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