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Lesley Professor Wins Award for Work in Arts and Health

Faculty Vivian Marcow SpeiserExpressive Therapies Professor Vivien Marcow-Speiser is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Fellows Award from the Global Alliance for Arts and Health for her work in dance therapy with traumatized populations around the world.  "I'm very, very proud of this award.  It means a great deal to me because it acknowledges the range and depth of the work itself," says Marcow-Speiser.  [Read More]

  • Faculty Spotlight


    Nancy Beardall

    Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Dance/Movement Therapy

    Dr. Beardall’s work has focused on dance, dance/movement therapy, and cognitive, social, and emotional development using dance and the expressive arts in the public schools.

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    Robyn Flaum Cruz

    Associate Professor of Expressive Therapies, PhD Program; Adjunct Dance/Movement Therapy Instructor

    Division of Expressive Therapies

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    Rick Reinkraut

    Associate Professor of Counseling and Psychology; Supervisor of Academic Affairs

    Division of Counseling and Psychology

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    Exploring the Affordable Care Act

    Here at Lesley, we have begun to explore and discuss the various long-term implications of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This past week at our monthly school meeting we had a particularly lively discussion, focusing in particular on the potential for emerging fields of practice -- especially in allied health professions. Our discussion zeroed in on the critical importance of culturally competent and relevant care.

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    The Institute for Arts in Health

    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.

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