I am a working artist and practicing art therapist. I hold a Master of Arts degree in Creative Arts Therapy from Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY; a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fabric Styling from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York; an Associates Degree in Textile/Surface Design with a specialization in Woven Design also from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. I have worked with a wide range of populations including adults, seniors, adolescents and chlidren. I have working expreience from a virety of facilities including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, UCP in Roosevelt, NY, JCC in East Hills, NY, Sara's Center in Great Neck, NY, and Brunswick Psychiatric Hospital Center in Amityville, NY. I am professional member of the American Art Therapy Association, New York Art Therapy Association, Clinical Art Therapists of Long Island and the Handweavers Guild of America. I have recently launched a private practice called !
THE ART STUDIO in Bellmore Village, NY, offering Therapeutic Creative Workshops, including Expressive Weaving. For more info, please call Mia at 516-781-0162
I specialize in fiber arts for adults suffering from mental illness. I am in private practice at the above stated address. I run expressive weaving therapeutic creative workshops for groups and individual sessions. I also make house calls for people with severe disabilities and who are unable to leave their homes.