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Art Therapy

There are lot of worries in the world: devastation in Japan, unrest in North Africa and the Middle East.

And then there are the things that don't make headlines, but are equally devastating on a personal level -- relationships breaking up, losing a job, or the death of a loved one.

Many people turn to psychotherapy to help them deal with these problems -- or even pharmaceuticals.

But our next guest has another aproach: art therapy. That can mean doing visual arts, drama, music or dance.

Pascale Annoual works as an art therapist here in Quebec, and as someone of Haitian origin, she has also taken art therapy to Haiti to help the people there deal with the devastation caused by the earthquake.

Pascale is also Vice President of the the Quebec Art Therapists Association.

On Saturday, they held a tradeshow at UQAM for people to learn more about art therapy.

Listen to Pascale's conversation with Dave: 

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