Louise Montello - Associate Professor and Coordinator of Creative Arts Therapy
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    Louise Montello

    Associate Professor and Coordinator of Creative Arts Therapy

    Office Location:

    Fanton Hall/Welcome Center

    Profile:

    Louise Montello is an Associate Professor of Creative Arts Therapy at The New School where she teaches courses in music therapy, performance wellness, and expressive arts therapy. She is also the founder/coordinator of the Creative Arts Therapy Certificate Program at The New School. A New York State licensed, board-certified psychoanalyst and music therapist, Louise is the award-winning author of "Essential Musical Intelligence"(2002) and “Music as the Way” (2011). An internationally known authority on Music Wellness, Dr. Montello is the founder/creative director of the non-profit organization, Performance Wellness, Inc., dedicated to utilizing an arts-based integrative approach to meeting the mind-body health needs of professionals from all walks of life. She recently received the Dean's Collaboratory Grant to create a new “Arts and Social Engagement" curriculum across divisions and disciplines at The New School. Dr. Montello maintains a private practice in expressive therapy and supervision in New York City.

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