Lisa Furman

Title:Director Graduate Art Therapy Program
Background:B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
M.A., New York University
Office:Aquinas Hall, Room 113
  • Art Therapy with Children
  • Art Therapy Assessment
  • Techniques in Art Therapy
  • Internship Seminar

Lisa Furman, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, LPC has worked as an art therapist and clinical coordinator in psychiatric, educational and community based programs with children, adults and families in the greater New York City area for over 20 years. She is a published author and has presented nationally on her work with cancer patients and current issues in art therapy ethics. She is an adjunct faculty member in the graduate art therapy program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and an assistant professor and Community Outreach Coordinator at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT. She also serves as the Clinical Director for the Art Therapy Outreach Center in New York City.

Publications & Awards

2013 - Book entitled "Ethics in Art Therapy: Challenging Topics for a Complex Modality", Jessica Kingsley Publishers

2012 - Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, Article entitled "Last Breath: Art Therapy with a Lung Cancer Patient Facing Imminent Death"

2012, 2005, 1992 - Annual Conference of the American Art Therapy Association presentations.

2007 - 2012 School of Visual Arts, MPS Graduate Art Therapy Department Community Lecture Series, New York, NY


Lisa Furman