Photo Credit: John McCoy/Los Angeles Daily News Photographer There was a recent news story about a Woodland Hills physician, Dr. Arnold Bresky, who calls himself a “preventive gerontologist.” He’s been utilizing art therapy for patients that have Alzheimer’s and dementia. He claims he has achieved a 70% success rate with in improving his patient’s memories.
Another great article, this one is about Art Therapy and it’s gradual recognition and acceptance. Although it is becoming more and more acknolwedged and accepted, there is still a long ways to go… You Gotta Have Art Patients Benefit From Creative Expression By Carol Strickland – Special to The Washington Post As health-care costs skyrocket, a down-to-earth […]
An Italian ballerina, Carla Fracci, is asking fellow artists to support a program that utilizes different forms of art therapy to help cancer patients. She was named as the spokeswoman for the project, and accepted, offering great praise to the program and its achievements. The project began in 2003 at the National Cancer Institute (INT) […]