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Kristin Long, DPsa, RDT/BCT, LCAT, LP, has a full-time private practice in New York City working with children, adolescents, families, and adults. She is a faculty member and supervisor at The Institute for Expressive Analysis in New York City where she teaches classes on the therapeutic use of the body and Expressive Analysis with children and adolescents. Dr. Long is also a Fellow at The Parkmore Institute, where she received her doctorate in Psychoanalytic Studies. Having completed her EMDR training at the Parnell Institute, Kristin has a specific interest in the non-verbal transmission of intergenerational trauma. She has presented nationally and internationally on the importance of attunement within relational dyads, specifically around parent/infant treatments. Dr. Long has also taught at various conferences on ways to incorporate creative arts into traditional psychotherapy spaces.

 

 

Selected Publications

Long, K. (2020). Fractured Stories: Self-Experiences of Third Culture Kids. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy (accepted).

Long, K. (2020). Psychoanalytic Drama Therapy: Playing on the Analytic Stage. In Johnson, D.R, & Emunah, R., Current Approaches in Drama Therapy Third Edition. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas (accepted).

Beauregard, M., & Long, K. (2019). Adolescent Group Drama Therapy. In C. Haen & Webb, N. B. (Eds.), Creative Arts-based Group Therapy with Adolescents: Theory and Practice (pp. 114-131). New York, NY: Routledge.

MacWilliam, B., Harris, B. T., Trottier, D. G., & Long, K. (Eds). (2019). Creative Arts Therapies and the LGBTQ Community Theory and Practice. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Beauregard, M., & Long, K. (2019). Attuning to the Needs of LGBTQ Youth: Trauma, Attachment, and Healing Relationships. In MacWilliam, B., Harris, B. T., Trottier, D. G., & Long, K. (Eds). Creative Arts Therapies and the LGBTQ Community Theory and Practice. (pp. 119-138). Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Long, K. (2017). Hitting Home.  Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 27(3), 374-3776.

Long, K., & McKechnie, B. (2008). “No Time to Say Hello, Good-bye” (Disney, W.): Drama Therapy with Children on an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit. In S. L. Brooke (Eds.), The Use of the Creative Therapies with Survivors of Domestic Violence (pp. 199-222). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas

Long, K., & Weber, A. M. (2005). Through the Eyes of the Children and Therapists: Drama Therapy During and after 9/11. In A. M. Weber & C. Haen (Eds.), Clinical Applications of Drama Therapy in Child and Adolescent Treatment (pp. 261-280). New York: Brunner-Routledge.

Programs

Drama Therapy

Translate your theatre skills and love for improvisation into culturally responsible, creative, and effective care in hospitals, shelters, schools, and more.