Being an artist or arts worker has always meant a life of impermanence and uncertainty, but we're currently living through a time of heightened levels of unemployment, social isolation, financial insecurity, and disconnection from support systems for the entire arts community. The Artists Reimagining Therapy & Systems (ARTS) initiative aims to bring artists and arts workers fully into relationship with their environment and themselves by working through an evidence-based, systems-focused lens.
Brian Spitulnik, LMSW, Darrell Martin, LMSW, and David Schwing, LCSW, are clinically trained and experienced mental health practitioners with deep roots in the arts community. Working within a systems-focused framework, we offer a wide range of mental health and wellness services including assessments, substance-dependency counseling, individual psychotherapy, couples therapy, organizational therapy, and group therapy.
At ARTS, we share a common ecological perspective of clients and organizations. Our assessments and interventions begin with curiosity about what is going on rather than why it is going on. From there, we work to explore how the what can be changed. Our program seeks to provide members with a sense of community, tools for exploration and growth, and guidance in the discovery of who they are and what they might become.
To provide systems-focused individual and group therapy, coaching, and consulting that is guided by artists and arts-workers' voices and emerging needs.
One-on-One Counseling, Coaching, & Consulting engages individual artists and arts workers to explore past and present challenges that hinder success, wellness, and quality of life through systems-focused, evidence-based practices.
Group Systems counseling, coaching, and consulting engages artists and arts workers to examine and explore systems within their personal lives as well as the larger arts community as a means of finding their own creative voice and authentic connection within their community.
Arts Community Training in Systems (ACTS) focuses on working with leaders in the arts to create a community that values and promotes mental health and quality of life for all artists and arts workers.
1123 Broadway, New York, New York 10010, United States
09:00 am – 07:00 pm