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JULIA PRODUCTIONS, INC — FILMS

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Ellen G. Horovitz, Ph.D., ATR-BC is Professor and Director of Graduate Art Therapy at Nazareth College of Rochester.

She has had over twenty-five years of experience with myriad patient populations (inpatient,outpatient, day treatment, geriatric, visually handicapped, developmentally disabled, etc.) specializes in family art therapy with the deaf, and is in private practice.

Dr. Horovitz currently is in private practice and works at the Speech Therapy and Aphasia Clinic at Nazareth College.

Dr. Horovitz is the author of numerous articles, book chapters and Spiritual Art Therapy: An Alternate Path and A Leap of Faith: The Call to Art .

As well. Dr. Horovitz has directed and produced over seven films available in CD-ROM, DVD and VHS format. Dr. Horovitz has served on the Education Program Approval Board (EPAB) of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA), Membership and Education Committees and Education Chair for AATA. She currently is on the Board of Directors for the American Art Therapy Association (AATA).

Read an interview with Dr.Horovitz here

View Dr.Horovitz art work here

Poems by this author & more poems

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FILMS AVAILABLE AT JULIA PRODUCTIONS

All Films Available in VHS, CD-ROM or DVD format

Chris, A Story Retold

Horovitz, E.G. (2001). Rochester, NY: Julia Productions, Inc.

Eighteen years before Art Therapy treatment, Chris portrays as an emotionally disturbed aggressive adolescent. This young woman, who has since undergone hormonal replacement to pass as a man, is then filmed over a period of a year and a half. In the context of this treatment, Chris undergoes family art therapy, phototherapy, and individual therapy in order to sublimate aggressive tendencies and work through sexual identity disorder and depression regarding residential placement. This 14-minute film reframes Chris’ story of sexual identity disorder, instead focusing on wellness and operating from the heart.

The Cognitive Art Therapy Assessment

Horovitz, E.G. (2002). Rochester, NY: Julia Productions, Inc.

The Belief Art Therapy Assessment

Horovitz, E.G. (2002). Rochester, NY: Julia Productions, Inc.

The Cognitive Art Therapy Assessment (CATA) and the Belief Art Therapy Assessment (BATA) designed by Horovitz, allows the viewer to glean an understanding of how to conduct the CATA and the BATA both as an administrant and clinician. The videos take the guessworkout of what materials to use and how to work with these projective, assessment batteries. The CATA and BATA two-part set is 12 minutes long.

Art Therapy & Speech / Language Therapy: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Horovitz, E.G. (2002). Rochester, NY: Julia Productions, Inc.

Winner of the 2002 American Art Therapy Association Jim Consoli Video/ Film Award

In this American Art Therapy Association award winning film, Matthew, a nine-year-old boy, is saddled with an inability to express both receptive language and process auditory cues. After several years, the art therapist and speech / language therapist work in tandem to enhance Matthew’s cognitive and emotional repertoire. Matthew improves when he is allowed to build his expressive language via storytelling, psychopuppetry, computer programming and video therapeutic techniques. This delightful film highlights the recovery of this young boy as he works toward self-expression, recovery via the art materials, and finding his inner voice. 17 minutes.

Paddle to the Sea: A Psychopuppetry Film

Horovitz, E.G. (2003). Rochester, NY: Julia Productions, Inc.

In this 17-minute film, Matthew edits, films and co-creates a film with his art therapist and speech /language therapist based on the award winning children’s book, Paddle to the Sea. After three years of interdisciplinary work, this film highlights Matthew in his element, confidently emoting, verbalizing, and creating a film where he engages the audience through psychopuppetry, filmmaking, and narrative story telling.

Yo Yo Man

Horovitz, E.G. (2003). Rochester, NY: Julia Productions, Inc.

In this 25 minute film, Matthew edits, writes, films and co-creates a film with his art therapist and speech /language therapist. He creates a board game for the book Minn (part of his curriculum for reading) and then writes his own narrative story “Yo Yo Man”. Matthew learns the use of metaphor, simile in creative writing. After three years of interdisciplinary work, this film highlights Matthew in his element, confidently emoting, verbalizing, and creating a film where he engages the audience through narrative story telling.

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