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Challenging and beautiful: how art can be a safe place to be scared

When I walked into Divergence, the current exhibition at Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, I actually felt something akin to fear. My first thought was, ‘I love this, but I can’t write about it.’ 929 more words

Therapeutic Museum

Teaching and Learning in Edmonton, October 2014 | Art Hives

One of the important themes I have been following in this blog has been the importance of the arts in the life of the community. I often feel that many communities in Canada and Australia, in particular, have done a better job of integrating the arts into the life of the community than we have in the United States. 68 more words

Art/Science Partnership: Important Innovations in Wellness and Healthcare

In today’s post I am not including a link to someone else’s thoughts but writing about the innovations and developments that spurred me to start this blog. 402 more words

Research Shows that Creative Aging is Healthy Aging | Engage Blog

If you don’t know the Engage people, you should read their blog and get to know about the senior housing for retired artists and the arts programs they offer in a growing number of affordable assisted living communities in Southern California. 49 more words

Local vet brings music therapy for veterans to Nashville - WKRN News 2

One of the things that has impressed me as I have been doing research on veterans and the arts is that so many veterans have taken the initiative in developing arts programs for their fellow veterans. 48 more words

Ret. Col. Greg Gadson Used Photography To Heal

I have posted often in the past about the use of various arts in therapy by veterans of the armed forces. This is the story of how one veteran, retired Colonel Greg Gadson, is using photography in the healing process. 41 more words

Memory Loss From Alzheimer’s Reversed For First Time With New Approach — PsyBlog

This is a report on a recent research study that used a holistic approach to treating Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a complex disease and medical professionals are beginning to take a more complex approach to treating it. 69 more words