Expressive Arts Therapy in Brattleboro is the practice of using imagery, storytelling, dance, music, drama, poetry, movement, dreamwork, and visual artstogether, in an integrated way, to foster human growth, development, and healing.
Susan Rosano has worked in a hospice program for seven years doing Expressive Arts Therapy & Personal Historian work with terminally ill patients. She has also worked with children and adults with developmental disabilities at the Kennedy Center for many years. She is experienced in visual arts therapies, dance & movement, as well as writing personal history stories and poems with clients.
Some of Susan's Expressive Arts Projects include:
The Life Path Poster: A poster with a road map of a person's life.
Personal History Poems: Tell a story, turn it into a "Story Poem" then make an art piece out of it
Scrapbook of Your Life: Create a book about your life with Susan
Personal Icon: Create an icon with old photos and other objects such as buttons, lace, old jewelry and other things of belonging.