The Art of Healing: Spotlight on Mental Health

Date: Jun 21, 2016 - Jun 21, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Sponsor: Center for Pastoral Education

Location: New York City

Category: Pastoral Education

Presented by the Center for Pastoral Education at JTS and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Discover what religious leaders need to understand about mental illness and how the arts help us to profoundly reach one another.

Featuring Here One Day, a film by Kathy Leichter

With workshops from:

  • Kathy Leichter, filmmaker
  • Beth Harris, RN, MA, PMHCNS-BC
  • The Reverend Kurt Shaffert, ACPE supervisor and clinical chaplain, The Chaplaincy Center
  • Tara Sherman, MD, psychiatrist, and instructor, Dance for PD

This program is open to all professions.

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To help cover the costs of the event, there is a registration fee of $25 per participant. Lunch is not included.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. 

Myrna L. Daniels Auditorium
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
173 Fort Washington Ave
New York City

For more information, please contact the Center for Pastoral Education at

Presented in cooperation with the JTS Arts Advisory Board and the Caring Commission of the UJA-Federation of New York.

The Center for Pastoral Education’s public programming is made possible by gifts from the Charles H. Revson Foundation, Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation, and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.