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Alessandra Colfi, Ph.D.(c), IEATA
Expressive Arts Therapy & Creative Playshops™;

Fine Art; Cardissima! Art Studio:

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'Out beyond ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing
there is a field. I'll meet you there' .  ~ Rumi
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Alessandra is the Assistant to the Director of the Expressive Arts Therapy Department,  faculty and mentor; IUPS' mission is to provide students with a mentor-based, individualized, non-resident and self-paced alternative learning system, with a primary goal to produce competent professionals rooted in deep self-awareness, sensitive to multi-cultural and global issues, and committed to serving humanity.  

The International Expressive Arts Therapy Association supports
artists, educators, consultants and therapists using multimodal
expressive arts processes for personal and community transformation.
We provide a global forum for dialogue, promote guiding principles for professional practice, and work to increase recognition and use of expressive arts as a powerful tool for psychological,
physical and spiritual wellness.

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Society for the Arts in Healthcare
The Society for the Arts in Healthcare is a non-profit 501(c)3
corporation in Washington, DC. Founded in 1991, the Society for the Arts in Healthcare is dedicated to advancing arts as integral to healthcare. 


Collaboration. Creativity. Fun. Boy Paints



ArtReach, a 501 c (3) non-profit organization, offers on-site visual art experiences to San Diego County students in grades K-6. The ArtReach team tailors programs to the individual needs of each school, focusing on collaboration, creativity, skill building and fun! ArtReach provides standards-based, hands-on instruction for an entire school, or for grade-specific workshops Because every program is unique, each young artistís imagination is the limit. ArtReach believes that every student has an artist inside waiting to bloom.

Alessandra is a volunteer member with AI San Diego North County Chapter # 471

'Be the change you want to see

in the world.'              

Mahatma Gandhi


Vista Zen Center
A Creative
and Meditative Sangha


The Vista Zen Center welcomes you to come and practice with Jake Jiyu Gage Sensei, an ordained teacher in the White Plum Lineage and a Dharma Successor of Nicolee Jikyo McMahon Roshi.

In January 2011, VZC  Sangha created an art exhibition to raise awareness on the issue of human trafficking as part of the Anti-Human Trafficking Awareness Walk in Vista, chaired by Soroptimist International of Vista
Socially Engaged Buddhism

UURISE - Unitarian Universalist Refugee and Immigrant Services and Education, Inc.
Unitarian Universalist Refugee and Immigrant services and Education, Inc.,
a Non-Profit Organization 
UURISE provides affordable, trustworthy legal immigration counseling, representation, and resettlement services to marginalized immigrants and refugees; and provides educational advocacy to the larger community.

Alessandra serves on the Board of Directors, motivated by her dedication to assisting victims of abuse, trauma and torture.
TERI (Training, Education & Research Institute) is a private, non-profit agency serving the needs of children and adults with autism and other developmental and learning disabilities, and their families. Through programs that enrich our clients lives and focus on the potential in all of us, we are able to provide families with supports throughout their child's lifespan. We are extremely proud of the work we do and invite you to learn more throughout this site, or schedule a time to visit our programs.

Artist Alliance

Oceanside Museum of Art is located at:
704 Pier View Way
      Oceanside, CA  92054        

ending hunger, caring for the earthHeifer's mission is to end hunger and poverty and care for the earth and they do that by providing training and livestock, therefore generating self-reliance Heifer International Gift Catalog

Art of Donna Butnik


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