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For The Brides of Ed: Art Exhibit Featuring Pioneering New Approach To Treating Eating Disorders
An exhibit by prescriptive artist Nancy Gershman in collaboration with psychotherapist Lauren Lazar Stern now runs through April 12, 2013 at NYU Langone Medical Center's MSB Gallery
In the exhibit "Brides of Ed*: An Integrated Approach," Stern and Gershman introduce their pioneering approach for helping patients divorce the eating disorder part of themselves and reclaim what they loved before "Ed". On display are Stern’s art therapy exercises, followed by tools used during the visual, auditory and tactile processing of EMDR, concluding with prescriptive photomontages co-created with Stern's patients by Gershman. For each "Healing Dreamscape,"
Nancy Gershman (http://www.artforyoursake.com) is a New York-based digital artist specializing in prescriptive photomontage to counter loss and regrets. Her work has been published in Annals of American Psychotherapy and Robert Neimeyer's “Techniques of Grief Therapy" as has been shown at The Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago.
Lauren Lazar Stern, MA, ATR-BC, LPC (http://www.laurenlazarstern.com) is a Pittsburgh-based art psychotherapist and EMDR therapist working with girls and women suffering from eating disorders and body image disturbance. She is author of The Slender Trap: A Food and Body Workbook.
Contact: Nancy Gershman, email@example.com;
MSB Gallery, NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue
March 18- April 12, 2013 (Free and open to the public)
Opening reception: March 21, 2013, 5:00-7:00pm