Integrating Expressive Arts with the Satir Model
Please join us, Nitza Broide-Miller, Beth Nemesh and Ofra River for a sample of the unique power of Expressive Arts.
The SATIR INSTITUTE OF GALILEE team, an affiliate of Satir Global, focuses on the integration of Expressive Arts and the Satir Model. This presentation offers some theoretical and experiential understanding of the power and potential of this model. We offer you a taste of the unique value of integrating expressive arts with the Satir Model, and hope this will open your appetite for additional learning using expressive arts interventions.
Dr. Nitza Broide-Miller was born and raised in Israel. She attended Teachers’ college and received a teacher’s degree. Later she attended Tel Aviv University and received her BA and MA degrees (Magna cum lauda) in Clinical Psychology and Educational counseling. Dr. Broide-Miller had a long history in Dance and Theater, and she was searching to work in Dance in a therapeutic way. She studied Dance Therapy in New York City, which was at the time in its infancy. Dr. Broide-Miller is one of the charter members and founders of the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA). She is also one of the founders of the Expressive Arts Therapy Association in Israel. Since 1976 Dr. Broide-Miller was trained in the Satir Model with Virginia Satir, till Satir’s unfortunate death in 1988, and later on with Dr. John Banmen.
Dr. Broide-Miller is the founder of the Satir Institute of the Galilee in Israel. Dr. Broide-Miller combines the Satir Model with the Expressive Arts (Dance, Music, Art) in her workshops around the world.
Dr. Beth Nemesh is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT) majoring in Music Therapy (mainly guitar and voice). She is a Licensed Family-Marital Therapist, and a graduate of Body-Mind Psychotherapy, integrating Buddhist philosophies with Western theories.
Dr. Beth Nemesh is a graduate of Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy (STST), trained with Dr. John Banmen & Dr. Nitza Broide-Miller. She was drawn to Virginia’s basic beliefs, and the Model’s experiential, positive and humanistic foundations. Beth works with families, couples, individuals, and groups in a private practice in Israel, integrating Music, Movement, Visual Art, Phototherapy, Bibliotherapy, Psychodrama, with the Satir Model.
Dr. Beth Nemesh has published several articles, presents in conferences, teaches and provides workshops nationally and internationally. She is a co-founder of the Satir Institute of Galilee in Israel.
Ofra River M.A is a couple & family therapist and a dance & movement therapist. She worked for many years with children at risk and their families within the health & welfare system. Currently, in her private clinic, she utilizes the Satir model with adult, children, couples, and families. She is a graduate of Haifa University, and her M.A degree is on Community Mental Health. Her thesis examined the distress levels of women with Fibromyalgia and its correlation with differentiation of self.
Her interest in dance, movement & improvisation began at an early age. In addition to dance & movement studies she graduated courses in voice & movement integration and courses in utilizing various art disciplines as therapeutic tools.
Ofra is a graduate of Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy (STST) trained with Dr. John Banmen & Dr. Nitza Broide-Miller. She has a profound conviction in the Satir interventional model, both as a therapeutic and healing tool and as an instrument for self-guidance and development. Ofra is a co-founder of the Satir Institute of Galilee in Israel.