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Patricia Alice Prugh

Patricia Alice Prugh, American psychotherapist. Registered art therapist American Art Therapy Association, 1988, certified group psychotherapist American Group Psychotherapy Association, 1999. Grantee, Path Project grantee, 1995-1997, Maryland Arts Council grantee, 1995-1997, Arts award, Mayor's Advisory Committee on Arts and Culture, 1996, Video grantee, American Art Therapy Association, 1992.

Background

  • Prugh, Patricia Alice was born on July 19, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Tommy J. and Lorraine DeRewal Prugh.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in Art Therapy, George Washington University, 1982.

    Career

    • Project director Bethany Women's Center, Washington,.DC., 1984—1990. Art therapist Washington Urban League, Senior Center for Homeless Elderly, Washington, 1987—1991. Independent controller Baltimore Mental Health Systems, Inc., Baltimore, 1991—2000.

      Senior art therapist Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital, since 1993. Program director Women's Mural Project, Washington, since 1995. Clinical instructor George Washington University, Washington, 1986—1999.

      Clinical assistant professor University of Maryland, Department of Psychiatry, Baltimore, 1991—1993. Art therapy coordinator District of Columbia Ofice of Community Residential Programs, Washington, 1988. Workshop coordinator International Very Special Arts Festival, Orlando, Florida, 1981.

      Film festival coordinator International Sculpture Conference, Washington, 1980. Speaker Sheppard Pratt Speakers Bureau, Baltimore.

    Major achievements

    • Registered art therapist American Art Therapy Association, 1988, certified group psychotherapist American Group Psychotherapy Association, 1999.

    Works

    • Director: (community arts) The Magic Theatre, My Sisters' Garden (Baltimore's Best Murals, 1998).

    Membership

    Co-founder Womens Murals Project, Washington, 1995—2003. Member of Potomac Art Therapy Association (associate. National affiliate represnetative 1989), Maryland Art Therapy Association (associate.

    National affiliate representative 1996).

    Connections

    • Married Michael John Furman, June 5, 1980. Children: Stephanie Ann Furman, Mary Elizabeth Furman.
    • father: Tommy J.
    • mother: Lorraine DeRewal Prugh
    • spouse: Michael John Furman
    • children: Stephanie Ann Furman Prugh
    • Mary Elizabeth Furman Prugh
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    Born July 19, 1951
    (age 66)
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