Susan H. Shafer
BA, Harpur College of Arts and Sciences at Binghamton State University of New York, MA, Hunter College, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist (BC-DMT), Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT), Advanced Graduate Degree, CCNY, NY State Certified School Psychologist, Certified Mediator by the Unified Court System of NY State. She has had 30 years of work clinical work experience with children and adults with emotional and developmental disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. She worked with teams of creative art therapists servicing developmentally disabled adults at the Federation Employment Guidance Service and Young Adult Institute.
She also worked as a Clinical School Psychologist with school age children for 20 years at the Putnam Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Education. Working collaboratively with teams of teachers and therapists, Ms. Shafer specialized in group work and the creative art therapies. She has presented mediation and dance movement therapy workshops at New York School Principals for the Education of Students with Emotional Difficulties.