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Members

Current members of the Arts in Health Research Collective.  


Janis Timm-Bottos

Janis Timm-Bottos, PhD, ATR-BC, PT

Research description
Sustained practice research demonstrating how arts-based social inclusion hubs in neighborhoods, such as art hives, promote health, wellness, and the quality of life for individuals and families, and thereby have the potential to transform communities.

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Sandi Curtis

Sandra L. Curtis, PhD, MTA, MT-BC

Research description
Understanding violence against women, its impact on health and wellness, and the role of music/music therapy in addressing issues at both the individual level and societal level.

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Bonnie Harnden

Bonnie Harnden, MA, RDT

Research description
How can performing familial trauma create embodied learning?

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Sandi Curtis

Josée Leclerc, PhD, ATR-BC, ATPQ

Research description
Employing response-art as an innovative research tool to develop principles for an ethics of empathic reception of visual testimonies of trauma, foster consciousness of racist discrimination and prepare the ground for potential individual and collective transformation 

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Yehudit Silverman

Yehudit Silverman, MA, R-DMT, RDT

Research description
Cross-cultural arts based approach to working with suicide and resiliency, interfaith arts dialogue, documentary films to affect change, the use of myth and fairy tale in therapy.

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Stephen Snow, Ph.D., RDT-BCT

Sandi Curtis

Research description
The development of Ethnodramatherapy, a formidable synthesis of clinical practice (drama therapy), artistic process (theatre) and research (ethnodrama).

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Guylaine Vaillancourt

Guylaine Vaillancourt, PhD, MTA

Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery (FAMI)

Research description
Examining music therapy work in the community (e.g., in mental health resources, youth centers etc.) in order to document best practices in the field. Also advancing knowledge in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, particularly in the medical field.

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Laurel Young

Laurel Young, PhD, MTA

Fellow of the Association for Music and Imagery (FAMI)

Research description
Understanding how music can help individuals and communities reach their full potential for living well.

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Jason Butler

Jason D. Butler, PhD, RDT/BCT

AHRC External Affiliate Member

Research description
Exploring student affective experiences and the intersection of education and therapy in the drama therapy classroom.

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