Category Archives: creative arts therapy

MSU study finds surprises about drug use

Conducting an economic analysis of drug use is a particularly difficult endeavor, but for Michigan State University professor and economist Siddharth Chandra, it just meant taking a look at the history books. “You can’t simply go to Wal-Mart and look … Continue reading

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patterns

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. – Edward de Bono

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Rough Road/Path photos

I have been involved in facilitating groups for decades. One of the tools I use for groups of adults, teens, or children are photos. I use photos as a way for folks to become familiar and used to talking and sharing … Continue reading

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believe

“We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or … Continue reading

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Dance Movement Therapy and Children

Dance Movement Therapist (DMT) practice in a wide variety of settings. One example is DMT’s who work with children and their care givers (such as parents) in a safe, structured and creative environment. In this type of setting DMT’s observe … Continue reading

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Poetry Writing with Clients

Writing a poem for the first time can be intimidating, but there are many possible ways to get started. In this post I’ll talk about just one of them, which is a list poem. Defining a Poem The first step … Continue reading

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When Meds Fail: A Case for Music Therapy: Tim Ringgold at TEDxYouth@BommerCanyon

 

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