Jo Coppola, Graduate Handwriting Analyst, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Professional Presentations

April 2016- New York Mental Health Counselors Association Convention: "Expanding Our Professional Horizons: A Dialogue of Possibilities"  Presentation Title: "The Sacredness Mandala: Analyzing the Intimate Arena of the Soul Through Art and Expressive Language".
2009-Present: The Lodge at Woodloch (Hawley, PA)
Presentation Title: "The Art and Science of Handwriting: A Tool for Self-Discovery" "The Sacredness of the Mandala: Analyzing the Intimate Arena of the Soul Through Art and Expressive Language". 

April 2009 & 2010: The Creative Arts Therapies Conference (Consultation Center, Albany NY)
Presentation Titles: 
    -April 2009 "The Art and Science of Handwriting: A Tool for Self-Discovery"
    -April 2010 "Analyzing the Art of Children: Understanding Thoughts, Feelings, and Energy"

April 2006: New York Mental Health Counselors Association Convention: The Competitive Edge: Licensure, Professionalism and Clinical Practice Convention.
Presentation Title: "The Psychology of Handwriting: A Personality Tool for Today's Counselors"

Workshops: 

  • 1997-2015: Omega Institute for Holistic Studies (Rhinebeck, NY)
  • Taught annual staff development workshops on Handwriting Analysis and Analyzing Children's Art
  • 2009: Seasonal staff,  individual analyses for participants of Omega's Wellness Center
  • 2006-Present: AWARENESS Substance Abuse Education Community group, (Ulster County, NY) present workshops and individual handwriting analysis to individuals attending program evaluation for substance abusers.
  •  2007-2010: Hudson Valley Interest Group of the New York Mental Health Counselors Association
  • Taught annual workshop presentations on handwriting analysis
  • 1995-2010: Saugerties High School (Saugerties, NY)
  • Presented annual workshops to senior English classes to demonstrate what handwriting analysis can uncover about personality and career choices.
  • College Lectures: 
  • 2011-2016: SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, New York. 
  • April 2000- Marist College (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • 2004 The Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park, NY)
  • Columbia Greene Community College, (Hudson, NY) 
  • April 2009: SUNY Cortland College (Cortland, NY)
  • February 2009, 2010, & 2011: Union College (Schenectady, NY)
  • October 2008 & May 2009: Bennington College (Bennington, VT)