Sarah Yazdian, LCAT, ATR-BC, CCLS
   
 

Title
Creative Arts Therapist and Child Life Specialist, Pediatrics and Adult Palliative Care

Email
sarah.yazdian@mountsinai.org

Phone
212.241.6797

Fax
212.427.3049

Bio
Sarah Yazdian, LCAT, ATR-BC, CCLS is a Creative Arts Therapy Coordinator at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY. She facilitates individual and group creative arts therapy sessions with patients, families and caregivers in both inpatient and outpatient settings in Pediatrics and Adult Palliative Care to support coping, reduce anxiety, and promote developmentally appropriate normalization of experience in the hospital setting. Sarah has also served community centers internationally, facilitating expressive arts groups in Dangrida, Belize, and in Udaipur, India. Sarah is an adjunct faculty member at Bank Street College of Education and co-instructs a graduate level course on the therapeutic value of creative arts interventions with hospitalized youth. Sarah received a Master of Arts in Art Therapy from New York University.

Credentials
BA: Communication, Art Studio, Tulane University- New Orleans, LA
MA: Art Therapy, New York University- New York, NY

Certifications
LCAT
ATR-BC
CCLS

Professional Memberships
AATA
CLC

Presentations

Child Life of Greater New York (CLGNY) Regional Conference (New York, NY 2014)
Presentation: Supporting Children of Adult Palliative Care Patients During End-of-Life

Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) National Conference (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2014)
Poster: Supporting Children of Adult Palliative Care Patients

American Art Therapy Association (AATA) National Conference(Minneapolis, Minnesota 2015)
Presentation: Shaping the Unshapeable: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Art Therapy 3D Narratives of Self

The Arts in Society International Conference (London, England 2015)
Presentation: The Healing Arts in Pediatrics

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) National Seminar (San Antonio, TX, 2015)
Concurrent: Successful Integration of Integrative Therapy into Patient Care Plans