Executive Director, Martha Dorn
Ms. Dorn, a seasoned professional with some 25 years experience in the nonprofit field, brings to ATOC proven administrative, senior management and development skills honed at the national and the local level. A graduate of Tufts University, Dorn’s portfolio of non-profit expertise spans local and national organizations, from Lenox Hill Neighborhood House and Interfaith Neighbors to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Throughout her career, Dorn remains committed to delivering the highest quality help to neglected, at risk and marginalized populations in the New York area and beyond. In addition to her development activities, Dorn manages day-to-day operations and oversees ATOC’s communications strategy. An avid fan of the New York Times crossword puzzles and the New York Rangers, her favorite artists include Jackson Pollack and Vincent Van Gogh.
Clinical Director, Lisa Furman, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT, LPC
Ms. Furman has worked as an art therapist and clinical coordinator in psychiatric, educational and community based programs with children, adults and families in the greater New York City area for over 20 years. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Fine Arts and earned an MA in Art Therapy from New York University. Ms. Furman is a published author and has presented nationally on her work with cancer patients and current issues in art therapy ethics. She is an adjunct faculty member in the graduate Art Therapy program at School of Visual Arts and an assistant professor at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT and serves on the Scholarship Committee of the American Art Therapy Association.