Saturday, April 7, 2012

Art Therapy for PTSD and TBI at Walter Reed

Therapist Uses Art to Help Troops Heal
part of Brain Injury Awareness Month, posted March 30th, 2012, on DoDLive blog.

"Creative arts therapist Melissa Walker offers a wealth of supplies to service members to complete their art projects in the Healing Arts Program at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Walker developed her program to help those with psychological health issues and traumatic brain injuries.   The program aims to help the recovering service members find a creative haven where their buried post-war thoughts and emotions can come to the surface through art and therapy."--Terri Moon Cronk, AFPS, DoD News.
For the full article, click here.

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