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Lisa Raye Garlock Faculty Member

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Lisa Raye Garlock is Assistant Professor at the George Washington University Graduate Art Therapy Program in Washington, DC, Clinical Placement Coordinator, and Art Therapy Gallery Manager. She has a lifelong interest in travel and learning about other cultures. She has walked the 200-mile Coast to Coast and Pembrokeshire Coast paths in the UK, and has taken students to India for International Social and Cultural Diversity classes. She has taught art therapy in Croatia, at the University of Osijek. As an artist, Lisa works with a variety of media, including textiles, jewelry, painting, and mixed media. Lisa works with the international non-profit, Common Threads Project, co-training therapists in using story cloths, along with art therapy, mind/body awareness and psychoeducation to help women recover from the trauma of gender-based violence. She has done Common Threads training in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the US, and facilitated Survivor workshops in Geneva, Switzerland through the Mukwege Foundation. As a credentialed art therapist (ATR-BC), a certified art therapy supervisor (ATCS), a Licensed Clinical Professional Art Therapist (LCPAT), and Approved Art Therapy Supervisor, she has worked with adults, adolescents and children in hospitals, schools, community-based organizations and shelters. She encourages art therapy students to use textiles in their work, and teaches a class in story cloths and art therapy. Her recent sabbatical project was creating the Storycloth Database, an online resource that highlights collections of story cloths that focus on human rights issues. She was also able to focus on her own story cloth work, creating a series of cloths relating to the current immigration issues here in the US.

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