Elizabeth Hlavek, ATR-BC, LCPAT, is an art therapist in private practice in Annapolis, MD, and associate professor of graduate art therapy at Notre Dame of Maryland University. She is completing her professional doctorate in art therapy at Mount Mary University. Her research explores the relevance of artwork created in the Holocaust to contemporary art therapy theory and practice. Liz works primarily with adolescents and adults struggling with eating disorders and body image concerns. In 2012, she worked with state legislators to develop the first clinical art therapy license in MD and previously sat on the MD Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. Currently Liz sits on the AATA Board of Directors as the Speaker to the Assembly of Chapters. Liz received a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and completed her Master’s in Art Therapy at Pratt Institute.