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Response/ability: A Critical Perspective on the Role of the Arts Therapies in the Treatment of Trauma
Nisha Sajnani, Ph.D.,RDT-BCT
In this talk, Sajnani argues for the need to redefine arts therapies praxis to better contend with how oppression affects health and consider hopeful proposals for imaginative action in our clinics, classrooms, and communities.
Nisha Sajnani, Ph.D.,RDT-BCT is the Director of Global Interdisciplinary Studies, Coordinator of the Drama Therapy MA, and advisor in the Expressive Therapies PhD program at Lesley University. She is also on faculty with the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma where she lectures on the role of the arts in global mental health and with New York University where she teaches arts based research.