Jaclyn Damiano, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC

Creative arts therapy Coordinator




Jaclyn Damiano, MPs, LCAT, ATR-BC is a Creative Arts Therapy Coordinator in the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai. Jaclyn facilitates individual and group creative arts therapy sessions for infants, children, adolescents and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings in order to support positive coping, reduce anxiety and promote developmentally appropriate normalization of experience in the hospital setting. Currently, Jaclyn provides art therapy for patients, siblings, and caregivers in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, P4, P5, and outpatient hemodialysis clinic.

Bachelor of Art in Art Therapy, Marywood University, Scranton PA, 2014
M.P.S.: Creative Arts Therapy & Creativity Development, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY 2016
Certification: Registered Art Therapist, Limited Permit Creative Arts Therapist, June 2016- present

Professional Organization Memberships
•  American Art Therapy Association, 2015-present

Special Interests
Painting, mindfulness therapy and meditation practices, creative writing, dialectical behavior therapy

Carlton, E., Chrisler, A., Jessee, P.O., Koch, C., Levine, T., Staab, J. (2013). Frequently
asked research questions. Child Life Focus

Meditation, Reflection, and Development: Treating Adolescents in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy with Mandalas and Mindfulness Art Therapy Interventions. Pratt
Institute, Brooklyn, NY. May 2016

Breaking through Barriers: A Case Study Presentation. Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital. New York, NY. May 2016

Cultural Study: Guatemala. Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital. New York, NY. February 2016

Diagnosis Study: Cardiomyopathy. Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital. New York, NY. November 2015