What you will learn from this course:

This course covers ethical and creative art therapy approaches with children. Live workshops: Friday 6/23/23 from 11am to 1pm EST/ 10 AM to 12 pm CST and Saturday 6/24/23 from 1pm to 3pm EST/ 12pm to 2 pm CST

  • You will learn ethical considerations for confidentiality, initial and ending phases in art therapy, and self-disclosure when working with children in a private practice setting.

  • You will learn developmentally appropriate approaches and critical concepts applicable in art therapy clinical care with children.

  • You will learn at least 4 approaches to support flexibility, turn taking, and collaboration.

  • You will learn at least 3 techniques for building rapport with child clients.

Course Description

Live workshops:

Friday 6/23/23 

11am to 1pm EST/ 10 AM to 12 pm CST 

Saturday 6/24/23 

1pm to 3pm EST/ 12pm to 2 pm CST

This 2-hour workshop covers topics central to art therapy with children in a private practice setting, including building rapport, developmentally friendly introductions to treatment, ethical considerations for confidentiality and self-disclosure, and utilizing creative processes to support flexibility, turn-taking, and collaboration. 

Case examples will be shared from the presenter’s clinical experience of facilitating art therapy with children in a private practice setting. 

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in discussion, an art experiential, and a Q&A during this live workshop.

Required Art Materials

White 8 ½ x 11 or 9 x 12 paper

Pack of markers in at least 8 colors


Kristen Rashid, ATR-BC, LPC

Child Art therapist in Private Practice

Kristen Rashid (she/her) is a Registered and Board-Certified art therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor, holding a master’s degree in creative arts therapy from Drexel University. Kristen has been part of a private practice called Parent to Child for over a decade, offering art therapy for individual children and their families, for teens and adults, and for small groups. Clients come to Kristen for support in navigating through a range of issues, including generalized anxiety, social anxiety, adjustments, divorce, grief/loss, behavior difficulties, depression, and anger. Kristen meets clients where they are and helps them engage in the creative process of making art as a way to express themselves, increase insight, spark change, make connections, and develop coping and problem-solving skills. Fostering a positive therapeutic relationship and a supportive space for communication and growth is an important part of her approach with every client and family she works with. Kristen’s experience includes providing art therapy services for children and youth of all ages in a variety of outpatient and school-based settings and for adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. While she has experience serving clients from ages 3 to 95, the majority of her clinical work has been with children ages 5-14 and their families. Kristen Rashid is a member of the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) and the Pennsylvania Art Therapy Association (PAATA), serving as the Archivist on the PAATA Board of Directors.

Approved CE provider

Spring Advisory, PLLC has been approved by The National Board For Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7169. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Spring Advisory, PLLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

The Art Therapy Credentials Board recognizes CE credits granted by NBCC Approved Continuing Education Providers. All CE from Spring Advisory can be counted towards ATR, ATR-BC, and ATCS credential renewals for art therapists per ATCB.

Spring Advisory is an Illinois Social Work CE Sponsor, #159.001540

Spring Advisory is an Illinois Psychologist CE Sponsor, #268.000141

ATCB license renewal CE

ATCB license renewal deadline is July 1st 2023. This NBCC approved CE course qualifies for CE requirements for art therapists license renewal.