Art Therapy in the News

Art Therapy in the News

Marine art therapy, led by Melissa Walker, helping vets recover – “…when service members return from deployment with traumatic brain injures, many go to a Bethesda facility that puts the “art” in state of the art.”

Tornado victims use art therapy as recovery relief – “It’s not about the product, it’s about the process,” says Hempel when describing the art produced in the sessions.

Art Therapy Gives Homeless, At-Risk Youth Creative Outlet, Inspiration To Push Forward – As Dennis Jones began to find his way out of living in a truck, he turned to an art therapy group at a church.

How an Appreciation for the Arts May Boost Stroke Recovery – It elevates the soul, but an appetite for the arts may also do the body good. A new study found that stroke survivors who enjoyed music, painting and theater had better recovery than patients who did not.

Eau Claire psychologist interweaves therapy and fiber arts – Collier has written a new book that focuses on how women can use handcraft making – such as knitting, crocheting, sewing, spinning, weaving, quilting and rug hooking – to explore psychological issues and cope better with life.

VIDEO: Woman Brings Art Therapy to Dexter Families Affected by Tornado
Christine Lux is an art therapist and crisis counselor who is sharing her skills with tornado victims.

Art Helps Unlock Forgotten Memories – Painting could help people with Alzheimer’s disease unlock some of their past memories

Chwasts share their store of love, determination, autism and art – Seth, who rarely speaks, began describing his world in fantastical paintings… and miraculously, her world and Seth’s changed forever.