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Listing: Creative Arts Therapy

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Online Resource

Reviewed Date

May 26, 2023


You do not need to be an artist to participate in art therapy, and it's preferred that you have no preconceived ideas of art skills as the therapy is exploring creativity without a goal.

American Dance Therapy Association
The ADTA maintains the standards of practice and code of ethics in the field of dance/movement therapy. It provides information for the public, membership benefits to professionals and a newsletter, journal, and conferences
10632 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 108, Columbia, MD 21044 | 410-997-4040

Art Therapy Program at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Individual and group sessions led by board certified art therapist focus on building resiliency through the promotion of self-esteem and functional independence. Patients explore new possibilities to approach their lives and discover strengths through adaptation of art materials.
Therapeutic Rec Dept. at SRALab

Institute for Therapy through the Arts – ITA Chicago
ITA offers the following forms of Creative Arts Therapy at our Evanston, downtown Chicago, and Highland Park locations:
Music Therapy
Drama Therapy
Art Therapy
Dance / Movement Therapy
847-425-9708 | Email:

Music Institute of Chicago
The Music Institute of Chicago believes that enjoying and understanding music and developing the skills to create and perform music enhance the quality of life and nourish the human spirit.

VSA - International Organization on Arts and Disability
VSA, the international organization on arts and disability, was founded more than 35 years ago by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to provide arts and education opportunities for people with disabilities and increase access to the arts for all.
2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20566
(202) 416-8898 //

Fine Art Miracles 
Fine Art Miracles (FAM) is a Nonprofit Organization, using Creative Expression and Social Robotics to enhance communication and overall well-being, while decreasing inhibition and loneliness.
605 McKnight Park Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Located in Chicago, Reinventability provides disability dance classes build skills and confidence. Their inclusion seminars expand horizons by enlightening notions of limits, dispelling the negative perceptions that limit opportunities. They also provide inclusive workshops that brings people of all ages and abilities together to strengthen bonds and celebrate differences. Other activities include special events, dance parties, hospital programs, fun festivals, and professional productions.



This content is for informational purposes only and may not be comprehensive. Information contained does not imply an endorsement from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, and does not replace the advice of a qualified healthcare professional.  See here  for further details.
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Henry B. Betts LIFE Center – (312) 238-5433

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