Date & Time

Bowen Theatre, Lower Level
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401


*Purchase all 3 Sessions for $30* January 23, 2023, March 7, 2023 and May 17, 2023. Select the Series pricing to purchase all 3 Sessions.

Join Maryland Hall in welcoming this expert panel of nationally recognized and locally practicing educators, researchers and clinicians. Enjoy an enriching conversation, followed by a Q&A on the life-changing work of art therapy. These esteemed practitioners help our audience harness the healing power of the creative process. From the foundation of the discipline to the ground-breaking science behind its results, learn how you can embark on your own healing journey with these skills for individual, family and group practice. Art offers the prospect of discovery, whether you are looking for a way to relieve stress and anxiety or eager to bolster your personal growth, mindfulness, and well-being. Come ready to start where you are.

Moderator: Karen Alexander

Karen Alexander is Director of Outreach and Education for the International Arts + Mind Lab, Center for Applied Neuroaesthetics in the Pedersen Brain Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. This initiative brings together brain scientists and practitioners in performing, visual and creative arts therapies to foster collaboration and research.




Juliet L. King, (PhDc), ATR-BC, LPC, LMHC is an Associate Professor of Art Therapy at The George Washington University and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurology at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Professor King received her MA in Art Therapy from Hahnemann University (now Drexel University) and has over two decades as a clinician, administrator, and educator. Professor King’s research explores the systematic integration of art therapy and neuroscience. 


Cathy Goucher, MA, ATR-BC is a licensed Clinical Professional Art Therapist (LCPAT) who has been in private practice and in special education settings for over twenty-five years. In 2010, Cathy helped found Make Studio, a non-profit and progressive art studio for adult artists with disabilities. Cathy is also the Founding Director and Department Chair, for the art therapy programs, including an undergraduate major and a MA in Art Therapy graduate training program, at Notre Dame of Maryland University. 



Aubrey Bodt is a full-time licensed art therapist, counselor, and board-certified and registered art therapist at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital (UMCH), located within the University of Maryland Medical Center, downtown Baltimore. Aubrey leads the Yumi C.A.R.E.S./UMCH Art Therapy program, founded by Maryland's First Lady, Yumi Hogan, supervises graduate-level art therapy student interns, guest lectures at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and is adjunct faculty at Towson University. Aubrey is also the current President of the Maryland Art Therapy Association.