Bridget Hofstadter, MA Candidate
Registered Psychotherapist and Art Therapist
Master of Arts in Counseling and Art Therapy Candidate, Southwestern College, Santa Fe, NM

Bridget is an intern at Violet Hive Art Therapy and is committed to utilizing art in facilitating mental health.  She has attained a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Iowa and an add-on Major in Art Therapy from Edgewood College.  She is currently working towards her Masters in Art Therapy/Counseling from Southwestern College.  Bridget uses a client-centered method working together with her clients to attain a common goal.  Bridget has worked with a variety of clients of various ages.  Bridget believes in the power of art to assist a client in gaining insight and new perspectives to help facilitate personal growth. 

Approaches and modalities include: Art Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral, Mindfulness, Psycho-education, and Psychodynamic Theory

WORKSHOPS WITH BRIDGET

APRIL WORKSHOPS:
DIY NAIL & STRING ART
Ladies and Teens Generations, Bond and Create
Sunday, April 8 & 29, 2017, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Hammers and nails aren’t just for fixing things! Join us for a creative fun female day out. This is the perfect time to bond with your friends or the teen in your life. We will walk you through the process of creating art using wood, some nails,
a hammer, and a bunch of string. 

SUMMER STUDIO SESSIONS:
Creative Threads: Mindfulness & Fiber Arts (8-12yrs.)
Mon, Jun 5, 2017- Fri, Jun 9, 2017 (9:00AM - 2:00PM)
Send you kids to mindfully learn about new and exciting ways to apply traditional hand/fiber art. These skills
and techniques will be used to spark their creativity and discover unique and modern pieces from accessible and affordable materials.

Internal Landscape: Spirit of Art (13-17yrs)
Mon, Aug 7, 2017 – Fri, Aug 11, 2017 (1:00PM - 4:00PM)
Send your teen to our afternoon studio session to utilize mixed media techniques (acrylic, watercolor, collage, fiber arts, upcycled materials and more) to go on a personal exploration of their internal landscape to promote growth. Teens will incorporate 2-D and 3-D art to explore their dreams, goals, spirit, and self-image while learning new skills in art.