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Expressive Therapies Research Center at Lesley

The Expressive Therapies Research Center is a collaborative effort amongst faculty, students, and practitioners aimed at expanding research on how the arts promote health and healing.

Expressive Therapies Information Sessions

graduate-drama-therapy-class-1-spotlightCome hear how our Expressive Therapies programs prepare you to use different art modalities in clinical, educational, and human service settings. 

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Expressive Therapies Faculty Publishes Book

Faculty Mitchell KossakExpressive Therapies faculty member Mitchell Kossak's new book Attunement in Expressive Arts Therapy: Toward an Understanding of Embodied Empathy has been released by CC Thomas publishing house. The book addresses how the arts can be applied therapeutically for mental, emotional, and spiritual health, and includes numerous stories from Kossak's 35 years as an artist and therapist. To learn more about the book, visit the CC Thomas website.

Nisha Sajnani Edits Book on Trauma-Informed Drama Therapy

Trauma Informed Drama TherapyAssistant Professor and Drama Therapy Coordinator Nisha Sajnani has co-edited a book entitled Trauma-Informed Drama Therapy: Transforming Clinics, Classrooms, and Communities.  She co-edited the book with David Read Johnson, Co-Director of the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Center and Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine.  Learn More.

The Institute for Arts and Health

EXTH Female Student DrawingAs part of the Graduate School for Arts and Social Sciences, the Institute for Arts and Health promotes the use of the arts for the health and well being of all individuals in educational, community, and institutional settings. Learn More.