Faculty

Maria Hodermarska

Clinical Assistant Professor of Drama Therapy

Maria Hodermarska

Phone: 212-992-9756
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Maria Hodermarska's work spans both the creative and applied psychological uses of the theater arts in community-based mental health programs and substance abuse treatment programs for underserved populations. She is coordinator of creative arts therapies for Project Common Bond, an international symposium for young people who have lost a family member to an act of terror, armed or inter-religious conflict. She has presented and consulted nationally on disability, trauma, violence, substance abuse, and drama therapy to a variety of universities, community organizations and health institutions, including Roehampton University, Second annual CTLA Conference, Applied Drama Research Center of the Chinese Theater Literature Association, Ministry of Culture, People’s Republic of China, Beijing, SPOLEČNÝ PROSTOR – COMMON SPACE –OBSHCHEYE PROSTRANSTVO 2014 international conference of expressive therapies and psychotherapy focused on body and psychosomatic approach: Research • Education • PracticeArt Centre of Palacký University in Olomouc Univerzitní . the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Yale University and Duke University, the American Association of Mental Retardation, and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, and has lectured at NYU Silver School of Social Work and Union Theological Seminary. She is a licensed creative arts therapist, a registered drama therapist, a credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse counselor, and an internationally certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor, and has held leadership positions in the National Association for Drama Therapy. She has taught in the graduate program in drama therapy at NYU Steinhardt since 1995.