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Rebecca Beers Miller

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Department:Psychology
Title:Assistant Professor of Art Therapy
Background:BA, Macalester College

MA, New York University

Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT)

Registered & Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC)

Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS)
Office:Aquinas Hall, 113
Phone:203-563-1590
Email:rbmiller@albertus.edu
Courses:
  • AT 502 Fieldwork in Art Therapy
  • AT 503 Professional Practices: Ethics & Legal Standards
  • AT 508 Art Therapy in a Multicultural World
  • AT 509 Art Therapy with Adolescents
  • AT 580 Internship in Art Therapy
  • ATP 599 Thesis Proposal

Publications & Awards

Miller, R.B. (2012). Introduction to the second edition. In Moon, B. (2012). The dynamics of art as therapy with adolescents, 2nd edition. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Miller, R.B. (2012). Cover art: Field. SET. New York, NY: These Signals press.

Miller, R.B. (2010). An art therapy in-service program model for medical students and residents. Journal of Allied Health, 39, 2, e-49-54.

Miller, R.B. (2010). In four parts. Fusion: A publication of art therapy alliance & international art therapy organization, 2, 2, 18-19.

Miller, R.B. (2009). Film review: "Canvas," Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 26, 1, 45-46.

Miller, R.B. (2007). The role of response art in the case of an adolescent survivor of developmental trauma. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 24, 4, 184-190.

Beers, R. (2006). Cover art: untitled. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 23, 4.

Beers, R. (2006). The role of responsive art making in exploring counter-transference: the case study of a traumatized adolescent girl. Unpublished masterís thesis. New York University, May 2006.

Select Presentations:

"Community Violence Prevention, Awareness and Social Justice through Video," panel presenter, American Art Therapy Association 43rd annual conference, Savannah, GA, 7/12/2012

"Dragons & wolves: an art therapy tale of overcoming creatures, control and cruelty," lecture, School of Visual Arts Continuing Education Series, 3/2011

"The potential space of art & play with survivors of developmental trauma," paper presentation, American Art Therapy Association 41st annual conference, Sacramento, CA, 11/4/2010

"Teen secrecy & the art of disclosure," panel presenter, American Art Therapy Association 41st annual conference, Sacramento, CA, 11/5/2010

"Activating potential: a play-oriented art therapy approach with survivors of developmental trauma," paper presentation, Delaware Valley Art Therapy Association annual conference, Philadelphia, PA, 1/23/2010

"Dragons & wolves: an art therapy tale of overcoming creatures, control and cruelty," paper presentation, American Art Therapy Association 40th annual conference, Dallas, TX, 11/2009

"Implementing art therapy in-service trainings for health-care professionals," lecture, School of Visual Arts, Art Therapy Department, New York, NY, 2/2006

"Designing art therapy in-services for medical students & residents of hospital pediatrics," paper presentation, American Art Therapy Association 36th annual conference, Atlanta, GA, 11/2005

Artwork Exhibited:

"Invocation of the Muses," faculty group art exhibition, Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT, May 2012

"Renew, Reuse, and Recycle: Green Art," juried exhibition, College of New Rochelle Mooney Center Exhibit Hall, New Rochelle, NY, March-April 2010

"Brooklyn Art Social," group show, Brooklyn, NY, August 2009

"What inspires you?," New York Art Therapy Association annual juried show, Sea Cliff, NY, October 2008

"The art of art therapists," Bellevue Hospital Atrium Gallery, NY, NY, March 2007

"Dream art," curator & participant, New York University Commons Gallery, NY, NY, February 2006

Art Therapy Student Exhibitions, New York University, NY, NY, 2/2005 & November 2004

"Counter-culture," group show, National Arts Clubs, NY, NY, October 2003

Awards & Honors:

Governor and Mrs. Herbert Lehman Art Therapy Prize, 2005-2006

American Art Therapy Association Anniversary Scholarship, 2004

Sigma Delta Pi, Chapter Rho Epsilon, National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, inducted 1999

Professional Affiliations:

American Art Therapy Association

Professional Member, 2006-present

Scholarship Committee Member, 2010-present

Membership Sub-committee Volunteer, 2009-2010

Student Member & Representative of Education Committee, 2004-2006

New York Art Therapy Association, Professional Member, 2008- present

Child Life Council, Certified Member, 2006-present

 

Rebecca Beers Miller