Art Therapy Buffalo
- Licensed Creative Arts Therapist
- Play Therapy
- Children, Adolescents, Families
- Individuals & Groups
Karie Schwartz graduated from The George Washington University with a Master’s in Art Therapy. She is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT) in New York State and board-certified art therapist (ATR-BC) with the Art Therapy Credentials Board.
Karie currently works at Gateway-Longview’s Behavioral Health Clinic in Buffalo, as a clinical supervisor. She sees children and adolescents (and adult family members), who present with a variety of symptoms including, but not limited to, posttraumatic stress, anxiety, depression, disruptive behaviors and family difficulties. She is trained in EMDR therapy, a trauma therapy approach, and also integrates mindfulness techniques and therapeutic play to assist individuals and families achieve their treatment goals.
Karie also partners with the Mental Health Association of Erie County to provide grant-funded art therapy groups to youth throughout the area. Karie has worked as an adjunct professor at Buffalo State College, teaching their undergraduate Introduction to Art Therapy course for art therapy minors.