Rowesa Gordon, MA CAGS, co-director and core teaching faculty at The CREATE Institute, is an expressive arts therapist in private practice who supervises and consults in this field. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design, with a Masters Degree in Expressive Therapies from Lesley University, she has a certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies from the European Graduate School.
Rowesa is adjunct faculty at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Paolo Alto, CA and at the European Graduate School in Saas Fee, Switzerland where she has been artist-in-residence. Her paintings have appeared in professional journals and have been shown in Canada, Europe and the United States. Primarily a visual artist, Rowesa has been expanding her range of play through voice, drumming and dance/movement.
Stephen K. Levine
__Stephen K. Levine, Ph.D., D.S.Sc., REAT, is Emeritus Professor at York University and Vice-Provost and Dean of Doctoral Studies in Expressive Arts Therapy at the European Graduate School. Steve is a graduate of the Toronto Institute of Human Relations, and was a post-doctoral Fellow in Expressive Therapy at Lesley University Graduate School. He is a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT).
Steve is a poet, actor and clown. He is the author of Poiesis: The Language of Psychology and the Speech of the Soul and Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy: The Arts and Human Suffering; co-author of Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy: Towards a Therapeutic Aesthetics; and co-editor of Foundations of Expressive Arts Therapy: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives and Art in Action: Expressive Arts Therapy and Social Change. He is the editor of POIESIS: A Journal of the Arts and Communication and co-founder of IEATA (International Expressive Arts Therapy Association)
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