Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Couple & Family Therapy

Los Angeles Campus

Program Director

Associate Professor

Alliant International University Los Angeles
1000 South Fremont Ave, unit #5
Rm 8226
Alhambra CA 91803

626-270-3369

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

PSY 6325 Crisis and Trauma, PSY7302 MFT Research Methods, PSY6312 MFT Theories, PSY7314 MFT Assessment, PSY 9310 Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Arts Psychotherapy, Family and Child Art Therapy, Group Art Therapy, Studio Art Therapy

child art psychotherapy, trauma treatment approaches, interpersonal neurobiology, mindfulness based stress reduction, educational and neuropsychological assessment, experiential teaching

Hass-Cohen, N. & Clyde Findlay, J. Art therapy and relational neuroscience. Book manuscript in preparation.

Hass-Cohen, N. & Kim, S. The diversity of interpersonal touch: A phenomenological study of Korean female art therapy students. Article manuscript in preparation.

Hass-Cohen, N.,Veeman, T., Ziegler, K.A., & Brimhall, A. (2013). A disaster experiential activity and reflection (DEAR): Developing international and national disaster competencies. In R. Bean, S. Davis, & Davey (Eds.). Clinical supervision activities for increasing competence and self-awareness. NY, NY: John Wiley & Sons. Chapter submitted for publication.

Hass-Cohen, N. & Ziegler, K. A (2013). Vicarious Trauma and Resiliency Focused Supervision and Expressive Writing Activity. In R. Bean, S. Davis, & Davey (Eds.). Clinical supervision activities for increasing competence and self-awareness. NY, NY: John Wiley & Sons. Chapter submitted for publication.

Hass-Cohen, N., & Clyde-Findlay, J. (2009). Pain, attachment, and meaning making: Report on an art therapy relational neuroscience assessment protocol (a case study). The Arts in Psychotherapy, 36(4), 175-184.

Hass-Cohen, N., & Loya, N. (2008). Visual system in action. In N. Hass-Cohen & R. Carr (Eds.), Art therapy and clinical neuroscience (pp. 92-110). London & Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2008). Who are we? Updating personal and collective memories. "My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love." An art therapist's view of Kara Walker's retrospective exhibit. Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies-GAINS Spring Quarterly, 19-29.

Clyde Findlay, J., Lathan., M., & Hass-Cohen, N.(2008). Circles of attachment: Art therapy albums. In N. Hass-Cohen & R. Carr (Eds.), Art therapy and clinical neuroscience (pp. 191-206). London, Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publisher.

Hass-Cohen, N. & Carr, R. (Eds.). (2008). Art therapy and clinical neuroscience. London & Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

King West, E., & Hass-Cohen, N., (2008). Art therapy, neuroscience and complex PTSD . In N. Hass-Cohen & R. Carr (Eds.), Art therapy and clinical neuroscience (pp. 223-253). London & Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2008). CREATE: Art therapy relational neuroscience principles. In N. Hass-Cohen & R. Carr (Eds.), Art therapy and clinical neuroscience (pp. 283-309). London, Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Hass Cohen, N. (2008). Partnering of art therapy and clinical neuroscience. In N. Hass-Cohen & R. Carr (Eds.), Art therapy and clinical neuroscience (pp. 21-42). London, Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2007). Cultural arts in action, musings on empathy. GAINS Summer Quarterly, 41-48.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2006). Markers of insecure attachment classifications in eight to nine year family drawings: Applications from research. GAINS Autumn Quarterly, 20-23.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2006). Art therapy and clinical neuroscience in action. GAINS Quarterly, Premier Edition, 10-12.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2003). Art therapy mind body approaches. Progress, Family Systems Research, and Therapy, 12, 24-38.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2013, June 26). Invited instructor for advanced practice all day course: Secure Remembrance: Trauma Art Therapy Relational Neurobiology (ATR-N) Model. American Art Therapy Association 43rd Anniversary Conference, Seattle Washington.

Hass - Cohen, N. (2012, July 9). Invited instructor for advanced practice all day course: Attachment Albums: An Art Therapy Relational Neurobiology (ATR-N) Intervention. American Art Therapy Association 44th Anniversary Conference, Savannah Georgia.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2011, August 16-19). Stress, Trauma and Attachment Based Strategies. Eighth International Arts Therapy Workshop at The Graduate School of Professional Therapeutic Technology - Seoul Women's University, Seoul Korea.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2009, March). CREATE: Pairing with other disciplines. Keynote presenter at the Annual Creative Arts Therapy Conference. Hofstra University, New York, NY.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2009, November). CREATE: Interpersonal Neurobiology and Expressive Arts Therapies. Keynote presenter at Han University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2009, November). Attachment and Expressive Arts Therapies clinical applications. Presenter at Han University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2009, March). PTSD, Memory and art therapy. Invited lecture at the Creative Arts Therapy Annual Conference. Hofstra University, New York, NY.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2008, December). Art therapy and clinical neuroscience. Invited lecture at Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2008, December). Art therapy and clinical neuroscience. Invited presenter at Beit-Berl College of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2006, July). Art therapy dialogues. Invited workshop presenter at the Nordic Art Therapy Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2006, July). Art therapy and clinical neuroscience. Invited opening plenary presenter at the Nordic Art Therapy Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Hass-Cohen, N. (2005, November). Whither art therapy? Practical implications and theoretical considerations of clinical neuroscience. Invited opening plenary session presenter at the American Art Therapy Association Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Academic History and Background

Master of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Art Therapy, Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA.

PsyD, Phillips Graduate Insitute-2008

Bachelor of Fine Arts. Bezalel Academy of Fine Arts, Jerusalem. Jerusalem, Israel.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, #2427

Nationally Registered and Board Credentialed Art Therapist, ATR-BC #94-092

Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist, LMFT #32659

AAMFT, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

ATCB , Art Therapy Credentialing Board

CAMFT, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

AATA, American Art Therapy Association

Professional Practice and Community Service

Daniel Freeman Hospital, Memory Disorders Clinic, Inglewood, CA

Augustus F. Hawkins Mental Health Clinic (child and neuropsychology rotations) King Drew Memory Disorders Clinic, Los Angeles, CA

UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. UCLA Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Addictions Research Clinic, Los Angeles, CA

Vista Del Mar-Reiss Davis Child Center, Pediatric Evaluation Services, Los Angeles, CA

Clinical supervisor CSPP Los Angeles Neurodevelopment Clinic

Private practice, child art therapy, psycho-educational assessments

Volunteer Supervisor: The Painted Brain, serving youth with chronic mental illness

Consultant: OPICA, elder care day center for people with dementia

Pastel arts, meditation