Maria Hodermarska is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT), a Registered Drama Therapist (RDT) and a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). Her work spans both the creative and applied psychological uses of the theater arts within community-based mental health programs and alcohol/substance abuse treatment programs serving un-served or under-served populations. She has been an adjunct assistant clinical professor in the Graduate Program in Drama Therapy at NYU since 1995 and has been an adjunct faculty of the Gallatin School for almost 10 years. She is currently the Ethics Chair for the National Association for Drama Therapy, serving previously as Education Chairperson. Her publications include: Perfume: A Meditation on the Countertransferential Drama with Babies Who Smell Bad in The Arts in Psychotherapy (February 2008); Operatic Play a Drama and Music Therapy Collaboration in Healing the Inner City Child , Creative Arts Therapies with At-Risk Youth , edited by V. Camilleri (Jessica Kingsley Press, 2007).