Mind-Body Healing Through the Arts Session 2 - Drama Therapy in Child Psychiatry

8:00 p.m.

Elisabeth Davis presents “Drama Therapy in Child Psychiatry,” the second in a series of lectures by renowned professionals in the creative arts therapy (CAT) field. Davis is a drama therapist at Mt. Sinai Hospital working with the MICA (Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted) inpatient population. She created the musical “Crazy Head Space,” an advocacy piece for people living with mental illness and their loved ones. The musical is scheduled for an Off-Broadway run this coming summer. Davis also teaches drama therapy at The New School.The field of creative arts therapy is rapidly gaining recognition as an essential component of health care. By tapping into the expressive aspects of body, mind, and spirit through music, sound, imagery, role-playing, and movement, creative arts therapists facilitate self-actualization and healing within therapeutic relationships.Other lectures in this series: “The Bond: Connecting the Space Between Us” on Wednesday, June 8, by Lynne McTaggart; “Art Therapy in Transforming Trauma” on Wednesday, June 22, presented by Dr. James Andralis, and “Music in Wellness: The Next Wave” on Wednesday, June 29, presented by Dr. Louise Montello.This lecture series is presented by the Creative Arts Therapy program at The New School, which offers a professional certificate in four areas of study: Art, Music, Drama, and Dance/Movement.

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Building, 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor (enter at 66 West 12th Street)

Register for course NCAT0701 at 212.229.5690 and attend all four events for $165.

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