Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Nina's work spans the fields of  creative arts and play therapist, non-profit chief executive in a non-profit corporation, educator, certified yoga teacher, and Reiki practitioner. She engages children and adults with special needs and autism, young adults with addictions, the Juvenile Justice System, the elderly with Alzheimer’s disease and in hospice care.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Populations recently served:


-Children with Autism
-Children with Special Needs
-Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease
-Children with cancer and other terminal diseases
-Teenagers with addictions in NYC 
rehabilitation centers
-Teenagers in New York City’s Juvenile Justice System including high security sites, and 
-Professional development programs 
for parents, counselors, teacher aids.

Publications:



 -Nina Tantillo Elton. Timeless Explorations: Imaginative Play. Healing Power of the Imagination Journal. October 2018. P. 4-8.

 -Nina Tantillo Elton. Arts for Healing in a Public School: Imagination Opens the Door. East Coast Sandplay Journal. October 2011. P. 41-46.

 -Nina Tantillo Elton. A Curative Educational Practice Can Work. Healing Association of the Healing Power of the Imagination Journal. Winter 2014. P. 33-40

-Nina Tantillo Elton. Is There a Place in a Hospital School Setting for Expressive Arts Workshops? East Coast Sandplay Journal.Winter 2012

-Nina Tantillo Elton. Arts for Healing in a Public School: Imagination Opens the Door. East Coast Sandplay Journal. October 2011. P. 41-46

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

THE PROCESS How to achieve personal balance and heal



THE WORK: THE PROCESS

The goal is to allow the real and imaginary story 
to unfold unlocking the mysteries 
that open the secrets of the mind, body, and spirit. 
Verbal and non-verbal communication happens once trust 
is established with active 
participation in a variety of modalities: 
sandplay, art, music, creative movement & imaginative play. 

The works below are artworks created 
during individual sessions.







Nina's work spans the fields of  creative arts and play therapist, non-profit chief executive in a non-profit corporation, educator, ...