Creative Arts Therapy

Aug 11, 2015

Innovative and effective approaches to therapy involving the arts - both visual arts and music.  Who can benefit, how to access this therapy and what Maine needs to do to catch up to other states in which creative arts therapy is more widespread.

Guests:  Kate Beever, MA, MT-BC, owner of Maine Music & Health, which provides group and individual music therapy services to clients in medical settings.
Christine Linnehan, MS, LCPC, BC-DMT, FT has been in private practice, Riverview Counseling, in Scarborough, Maine for the past 19 years specializing in creative treatment approaches for traumatic bereavement.
Jamie Silvestri, Founder and Executive Director of ArtVan. She holds a Master’s of Expressive Therapy, a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts and is a certified Art Therapist.

Resources to find certified therapists in Maine:

Art therapy :
http://www.atcb.org/home/findacredentialedarttherapist
Dance therapy :
http://www.adta.org/find_a_dmt
Music therapy :
http://www.cbmt.org/certificant_search

Video piece about music therapy featuring Kate Beever:

Credit https://www.flickr.com/photos/onkelix/