Speaking + Consultation

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your thoughtful planning and excellent delivery during the training this past weekend.  Your generosity of spirit, your clarity and energy as an instructor is amazing to behold and I am so deeply grateful to be working with you.  You are a true educator.” – UCLArts and Healing Director

“I was one of the attendees of the [Sold Out] Adult Coloring Workshop and I have to say that I absolutely loved it!  It was fun, relaxing, informative, and I left feeling more energized and ready to take on the rest of the work day.” – UCSD Workshop attendee

Expert Consulting

BBC-LogoConsulting for BBC London documentaries on family conflict (2014)

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Developing art activities for health improvement & life enhancement (2014)

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Assessing / Restructuring arts program at adult day facility to promote life enhancement

Watch Lectures & Expert Interviews

Erica speaks at On the Edge of Chaos: Finding Flow and Resilience through Creative Arts

Erica speaks at UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference (2014); UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference (2013)

Erica speaks to Kids In The House Parenting Resource

Speaking Events

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The Adult Coloring Phenomenon: More than a guilty pleasure, UCSD (July 2016)

One-Day Meditation Immersion Retreat, Infinite You Meditation Studio (June 4, 2016)

Mindful Art: A Mother’s Day Workshop, Infinite You Meditation Studio (May 7th, 2016)

South Orange County Children's Yoga and Ballet Mindful March Mom’s Night Out at Grace and Zen, San Juan Capistrano (March 2016)

Drawn to Happinesssm libraryOctober 2014 – Drawn to Happiness

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Piloting – Medical Social Emotional Arts (Med SEA) program instructor

Ongoing – Social Emotional Arts (SEA) certificate program instructor

November 2013 – Art Therapy: A Passion, A Path, A Profession, UCLA

April 7, 2013 – On the Edge of Chaos: Finding Flow and Resilience through Creative Arts (with father of positive psychology and “flow” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi), UCLA

March 18, 2013 – A Picture of Good Health, UCLA Arts lecture and workshop


April 2014 – Power Up Your Super Career

February 2014 – Maximizing the Social-Emotional Benefits of Arts Education

March 2014 /February 2013 – UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference

December 2010 – “Next to Normal pre-show talk”, Visions and Voices – University of Southern California (USC)

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Fall semester graduate course (ongoing) – Art Therapy Literature, History, and Assessment

March 2012 – “Community Mural Making and Art Therapy” guest lecture,  OTIS College of art and design

October 2010 – “Eclectic Art Therapy” guest lecture,  OTIS College of art and design

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August 2010 – “Music & Art Therapies”,  Kaiser Symposium on Behavioral Health Issues and Therapies

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July 2011 – “Advanced Supervision”, annual conference of The American Art Therapy Association

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February 2012 – “Simple Steps to Improving Your Relationship”, Mom’s Club International

September 2011 – “Planning on Preschool without the Stress”, Mom’s Club International

pilates logoOctober 22, 2011 – “The Mindful Way to Fitness and Wellbeing”, Westside Workout Pilates Studio