Sunday, March 26, 1:00 p.m. Haymarket Gainesville Library Community Room
Learn from creative therapy experts about the benefits of art and music therapy in bringing about positive changes at the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical levels. For adults; no registration required.
Art therapy is one of several modalities under the umbrella of Expressive Therapies that can bring tremendous help to people in many ways. Licensed art therapist Lacy Mucklow will present an overview about the field of art therapy and cover many topics, such as what is art therapy (and what is it not?), who it benefits, and how it is used. NeuroSound Music Therapy will discuss what music therapy is, how the brain perceives music, and how music therapists use specific interventions and techniques to bring about positive changes at cognitive, emotional, social, physiological, and physical levels. Music therapists Kelsi Yingling and Kate Potrykus will discuss and demonstrate specific interventions they use in a variety of populations, including special education, mental health, geriatrics, and healthcare.