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Using Art as a Healing Tool

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Dr Karen Kan

Dr Karen Kan


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While we often talk about art as an expression of self, can it also be used to heal chronic illness?


Join me as I talk with Michael Samuels, MD about his work using art, creativity and guided imagery with his patients.

We will be exploring:

·         How Dr. Samuels has used guided imagery and visual arts to treat patients with life threatening illness for over 25 years (and how you can use art as a healing method too!)

·         How art  is one of the oldest healing methods and can heal us as individuals, as a community and connect us deeply with the earth

·          How the healing power of Art and is now used all over the world to heal cancer patients PTSD, women violence, and revolutions 


Michael Samuels, M.D, is the founder and director of Art as a Healing Force, a project started in 1990 devoted to healing yourself, others, the community and the earth with creativity and making art and healing one. He lectures and does workshops nationwide on creativity in healing and is the author of twenty books including best seller Well Body Book.