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Jordan Seth Potash Faculty Member

Jordan S. Potash, PhD, ATR-BC, REAT, LPCAT (MD), LCAT (NY) is a registered, board certified and licensed art therapist, as well as, a registered expressive arts therapist. As an Assistant Professor in art therapy, he teaches art therapy process, symbolism, research methodology, social and cultural diversity, and psychopathology. Jordan is also responsible for coordinating the department's assessment and accreditation efforts to ensure that it continues to meet the educational requirements detailed by Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education (ACATE), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), and Middle States Commission on Higher Education. He has worked with clients of all ages in schools, clinics, and community art studios in the U.S. and Hong Kong. In the American Art Therapy Association, he serves as Editor in Chief of Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association and past chairperson of the Ethics Committee and Multicultural Committee. While living in Hong Kong for 8 years, Jordan co-founded the Masters of Expressive Arts Therapy at The University of Hong Kong, the first degree of its kind in Asia. In addition, he taught and led workshops in China, Thailand, Korea, and Israel. Jordan is primarily interested in the applications of art and art therapy in community development and social change, with an emphasis on reducing stigma, confronting discrimination and promoting cross-cultural relationships.

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