Speaking engagements


Julia Grace offer experiential presentations/workshops to expand awareness of arts-based resources for well-being and healing, offering neuroscience and grounded theory behind the healing arts while engaging the participants in a fun, creative, and rewarding experience.

If you are interested in her speaking or doing a workshop, being on a symposia panel, delivering a keynote presentation, lecture within a university course, community festivals, public outreach events, or podcast, please contact me at Julia@counselingwitharts.com or here with details.


A sampling of topics and locations where I have delivered presentations/Workshops:

"Mindfulness & Essential oils in clinical practice" Presenter. Expressive therapies Summit. Los Angeles, CA April 2018

"Integrating the arts into healthcare." Speaker, Stanford Medical School, International Health Humanities Consortiom. Palo Alto, CA April 2018

"Using movement and the arts for older adults with dementia and alzheimers" Speaker, UCLA integrative medicine conference, Center for East West Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, February 2018.

"Expressive arts therapy for pain and stress management" Presenter, Exponential Medicine xMed Conference, Singularity University, Coronado, CA Nov. 2017

"Creative self inquiry: A nature vision quest incorporating expressive arts" Presenter and Faculty member,  Exponential Medicine xMed Conference, Singularity University, Coronado, CA Nov. 2017

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"The present movement: Using expressive arts and dance to tap into the present moment" Facilitator, Lightening in a Bottle Festival, San Antonio, CA  May, 2017

 “Trauma sensitive Expressive Arts Therapy in Addiction treatment” Presenter, Alternatives Addiction Treatment, Beverly Hills, CA, December, 2016

“Embodiment as a Source of Healing and Connection for Women's Support Groups.¨ KeyNote Presenter, California American Dance Therapy Association Annual Conference, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA July, 2016

“Principles and clinical application of Dance Movement TherapyGuest Lecturer at Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Newton, MA and Lesley Graduate School for Expressive Arts therapy, Cambridge, MA, 2015

“Embodying Emotional Intelligence”, Presenter, Community of Scholars Day, Lesley University, Cambridge, 2013

“Ethics of Touch in clinical practice”Presenter, Expressive Arts Therapies Summit, NYC, 2012