Mind-Body Healing Through the Arts Session 4 - Music Wellness: The Next Wave

8:00 p.m.

Award-winning author and music therapist Dr. Louise Montello presents “Music in Wellness: The Next Wave,” the final lecture in a series by renowned professionals in the field of creative arts therapy (CAT). Montello will focus on the latest neuro-biological research on music and healing and demonstrate cutting-edge music therapy exercises for stress reduction, mood and immune system enhancements, and performance mastery.Louise Montello is a board-certified music therapist/psychoanalyst and author of Essential Musical Intelligence; he is the coordinator of the Creative Arts Therapy Program at The New School and director of Performance Wellness, Inc.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; “Drama Therapy in Child Psychiatry” on Wednesday, June 15, presented by Dr. Elizabeth Davis; and “Art Therapy in Transforming Trauma” on Wednesday, June 22, presented by Dr. James Andralis.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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