Art Therapy in the news May 2006

Art therapy is gaining acceptance by nation’s health care
Detroit Free Press – United States
BY PATRICE M. JONES. Nancy O’Brien, who plays in hospitals to calm patients, also played at a recent Society for the Arts in Healthcare conference.

Jacob’s Heart moving to Watsonville
Santa Cruz Sentinel – Santa Cruz,CA,USA
And volunteers play an important part in the Art from the Heart program, a system of art therapy that differs slightly from the support group meetings.

Reviving memories through art
Boston Globe – United States
Art therapy cannot halt or reverse the progression of the degenerative brain disease, which gradually impairs the ability to think, remember, and communicate.

Releasing pain through art
Greater Milwaukee Today – WI, USA
The boy participated in the children’s art therapy program that runs twice a week at the shelter while his mother sat in on the women’s support group.

Art Therapy
Louisville Courier-Journal – Louisville,KY,USA
By Diane Heilenman. The power of art to reduce anxiety and reflect nature’s healing forces was part of the notion behind a series

Adult Day Care Holds Art Show
Jamestown Post Journal – Jamestown,NY,USA
The Art and Older Adults project is an ongoing art therapy program that has been made possible by the collaborative funding that was provided by matching

Brush with healing: Sympathetic to their fears, mural artist
Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Pittsburgh,PA,USA
themselves,” said Mrs. Goyak. She has a special motivation to do it. But the experts call it “art therapy.”. Nancy D. Rued, program

Art liberates WVW’s Ashton
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader – Wilkes Barre,PA,USA
The daughter of Margaret Barney and Daniel Ashton, she plans to become a psychologist and incorporate art therapy into her counseling.

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