© Tally Tripp is a Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Certified Trauma Therapist providing quality, innovative psychotherapy services since 1984.

Outreach and Presentations 

Tally is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences. Her passion for the arts and experiential therapies and the potential they offer for post-traumatic healing and growth is evident in her dynamic, engaging and hands-on trainings and presentations. Tally is available for workshop and presentations upon request.

Recent Workshops

Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (ICP+P) 

Embodying the Unspoken Self Conference series

Pre conference workshop: “Not by Words Alone: Body- Based Interventions for Healing the Wounds of Trauma and Attachment”

The Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy and Education, Inc. 

Artful Tools for Grounding, Resourcing, and Containment in the Treatment of Trauma

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISST-D) 

“Managing the Effects of Vicarious Trauma”

and “The Image Comes First: A Graphic Narrative Approach for Treatment of PTSD”

Tally & Jan at their workshop "It's Not About the Story: Using Art, Yoga and the Body in Trauma Treatment"

Tally and Linda presenting at ISST-D

Creative Art Therapy LOVE

Selected Workshops, Trainings and Presentations

  • “Artful Tools for Grounding, Soothing and Containing in the Treatment of Trauma” All day workshop for Trauma Certification, Level II. The Ferentz Institute of Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education, Baltimore, MD., May 2017

  • “Not by Words Alone: Body- Based Interventions for Healing the Wounds of Trauma and Attachment” Invited Pre-conference workshop for the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (ICP+P) Embodying the Unspoken Self: Attachment, Trauma, Neurobiology and the Body, May, 2017.

  • “The Image Comes First: A Graphic Narrative Approach for Treatment of PTSD” Conference workshop for the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) with Linda Gantt, April 2017

  • “Managing the Effects of Vicarious Trauma” invited all day workshop for the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) April 2017

  • Short Course (3 day) on Art Therapy and Trauma Naropa University, Boulder, Colo.  March, 2017

  • Trauma Training in East Africa 11 day trauma trainings for professionals and East African Therapeutic Artists in Kenya, East Africa, January 2017

  • “The Embodied Therapist: Integrative Approaches for Enhancing Clinical Acumen” ½ day workshop for the Expressive Therapies Summit, NY, NY.Nov, 2016.

  • “Bilateral Techniques for Brain Change: Scribbling, Wiggling & More”  ½ day workshop for the Expressive Therapies Summit, NY, NY.Nov, 2016.

  • “When Words are not Enough: Art Therapy’s Unique Language for Healing Trauma” All day invited workshop for Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education, Inc., Baltimore, MD. October, 2016

  • “Breaking the 4th Wall: A Creative Arts Approach for Working with Dissociation” Invited presentation: paper presented to the Washington Professionals for the Study of Psychoanalysis (chapter 39 of the American Psychological Association). May, 2016.

  • “When Words are Not Enough: A Graphic Narrative Approach for Treatment of PTSD”  All day pre conference workshop with Linda Gantt, PhD for the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) annual conference, San Francisco, CA. March, 2016.

  • “Tapping, Scribbling and Wiggling: A Mind-Body Approach for Transforming Trauma” ½ day workshop for the Expressive Therapies Summit, NY, NY.Nov, 2015.

  • “An Introduction to Art Therapy and Implications for Trauma-Sensitive Clinical Practice” ½ day lecture sponsored by the Department of Social Work, Weskoppies Hopsital and University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, August, 2015

  • “An Art Therapist’s Approach to Healing Trauma” Intorductory Lecture presented to Lefika La Phodiso Centre (NGO)  and open to the community. Johannesburg, South Africa,  August, 2015.

  • “Integrating Art and Body Based Trauma Treatment in Culturally Sensitive Clinical Practice” All day workshop to staff and arts counselors in training at  Lefika La Phodiso Centre. Johannesburg, South Africa, August, 2015.

  • Introduction to Trauma Treatment: Using Art, Yoga and the Body in Clinical Practice  All day workshop presented to Helios Arts Therapy Academy, Pretoria, South Africa, August, 2015.

  • Being a Trauma-Informed Therapist: Mind-Body and Experiential Approaches for Effective Practice All day workshop presented to Helios Arts Therapy Academy, Pretoria, South Africa, August, 2015

  • Self Care: Managing Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatiue through Experiential Methods All day workshop presented to Helios Arts Therapy Academy, Pretoria, South Africa, August, 2015.

  • "Effective Approaches for Trauma Treatment : EMDR, Hypnosis and Art Therapy”  Tally Tripp, Joanne Twombly, and Wendy Lemke, Master class for International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) annual conference, Orlando, FL. 2015

  • "When Words Are Not Enough: Art Therapy for the Treatment of Trauma" Invited All Day Symposium presenter, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. 2015

  • Tools of the Trade: An Art Therapists Integrative Approach to Healing Trauma"  Invited all day symposium leader.  Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. IL.2015

  • “Safe Place Resourcing: A New Look at Safety in Trauma Treatment”  workshop conducted by Tally Tripp and Deni Brancheau, American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2014

  • "It's Not About the Story: Using Art, Yoga and the Body in Trauma Treatment" an all day experiential workshop by Tally Tripp & Jan Beauregard, Washington, DC (2013-15)

  •  “Creative Art Therapy Techniques for Therapists: Managing the Effects of Vicarious Trauma” Invited workshop at the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2013.

  • “Integrating Experiential Treatments for Trauma: Using Art and the Body for Healing Attachment Related Injury” presented to the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation Conference (ISSTD) , Baltimore, MD. 2013. 

  • “Creative Art Therapy Approaches for Managing Burnout and Vicarious Trauma”   presented at the Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work, Washington, DC, and the  International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), Long Beach, CA. 2012

  • “An Experiential Approach: Integrating Body Oriented Psychotherapy in Trauma Treatment” presented at the clinical staff at St . Lukes Institute, Silver Spring, MD. 2014

  • “Bilateral Transformation of Trauma: Integrating EMDR and Art Therapy" presented at the Expressive Therapies Summit, New York, NY (2013-2015)

  • “The Large Group Experience: Creative Approaches to Interactive Group Art Therapy” presented at the American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference, Savannah, GA 2012

  • "Every Picture Tells a Story: Integrating Art Making in the EMDR Protocol" Europe an Society of Trauma and Dissociation (ESTD), Belfast, Northern Ireland 2010

  •  “An Introduction to Art Therapy in Clinical Practice” Catholic University School of Social Work, Gallaudet University School of  Counseling and Social Work

  •  “Creative Approaches for Trauma Treatment”  Invited to present 2 day workshop for therapists at Brookswood Counselling Center, Vancouver, British Columbia.

  •  “If You Build It…An Art Therapy Clinic in a University Setting" presented at the American Art Therapy Association Conference, Washington, DC

  •  “Healing Circles for Breast Cancer”  presented at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates Breast Cancer Center

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