Creative Wellness Services


Creative Wellness services are free and available to all Montefiore associates, including those of Einstein College.  The Associate Wellness Creative Program Manager, a licensed art therapist, is available for the following services:

  • One-on-one consultations 
  • Workshops for departments/teams

Please contact Jamie Shoneman, LCAT, ATR-BC, CASAC at [email protected]  or 646.864.7675.

Both options can be adapted to fit the goals and needs for each individual and/or department team and can utilize art making, expressive writing, breathwork and other supportive therapeutic processes. Common goals might include developing the following:

  • Stress release and management
  • Self-esteem
  • Coping skills
  • Relaxation
  • Strength building
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Expressive outlets
  • Processing loss/grief
  • Connections and team building
  • Mindfulness techniques
  • Combating compassion fatigue and/or
          other burn out challenges
  • Learning from a new and enjoyable experience

The sessions can utilize a variety of expressive and art modalities. No previous art experience is necessary for any of our workshops or individual sessions! Examples of materials we might utilize include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Collage
  • Expressive writing and poetry
  • Watercolor
  • Bookmaking
  • Markers/Pens/Drawing materials
  • Breathwork
  • Mixed Media
  • Meditation
  • Altered Books
  • Mindfulness Techniques
  • Photography
  • 3D Sculpture

Creative Wellness Services