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Dance, Cook, Listen: Creative Ideas for Health and Well-being

Dance, Cook, Listen: Creative Ideas for Health and Well-being

Members of Drexel's Creative Arts Therapies Department offered tips on how to manage yourself creatively and effectively while in social isolation.
Myra Levick, PhD, and Paul Fink, MD, who replaced Morris J. Goldman as director of Hahnemann’s program, an undated photo. Photo courtesy Sherry Goodill, PhD.

Painting the Picture of 50 Years of Art Therapy at Drexel and in America

In 1969, the co-founder of the world’s first graduate-level arts therapy program — which is now at Drexel — initiated the country’s first professional organization in the field and served as its first president. Now, one Drexel professor is following in her footsteps.
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Is Virtual Reality the Next Big Thing in Art Therapy?

Researchers from Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions in the Creative Arts Therapies Department conducted a study to see if creative arts therapies is the next frontier for virtual reality in health care.
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Drexel University and Johns Hopkins University Announce Unique Study of Therapeutics Arts Using Virtual Reality

A shared research interest in the applications of creative expression and creative arts therapies at Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) and Johns Hopkins University's International Arts + Mind (IAM) Lab has shaped a new collaboration between the two universities. Built on the collective values of applied and translational research linking the creative arts and brain sciences, researchers from CNHP and IAM Lab will work together on a new creative arts therapies project that utilizes virtual reality.
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Drexel Study: Coloring Books Make You Feel Better, But Real Art Therapy Much More Potent

Many adult coloring books claim to be art therapy and can reduce negative feelings, but art therapists are significantly more impactful, a Drexel study shows.