Armand Volkas, Living Arts Counseling Center
Armand Volkas, MFA, MA, MFT, RDT/BCT, a drama therapist since 1975, is a director, actor, and psychotherapist. He is a Registered Drama Therapist in private practice and Clinical Director of the Living Arts Counseling Center in Emeryville, California, where he directs a training program for students, interns and therapists who want to integrate drama therapy into their practice. He is a Board Certified Trainer in this discipline with The North American Association for Drama Therapy.
In addition, Armand is Associate Professor in the Counseling Psychology Program at California Institute of Integral Studies and Adjunct Professor at John F. Kennedy University and Sofia University. He has developed innovative programs using drama therapy and expressive arts therapies for social change, intercultural conflict transformation and peace building.