Arts and therapy in the time of the pandemic – 18 June 2020

Edge Hill University’s Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing is holding a free online event to explore the contribution of the arts and arts psychotherapies to health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic. The event is being held in collaboration with the International Arts Therapies Doctoral Alliance led by New York University. 
The day will include a series of presentations, panel discussions and workshops examining current initiatives and research on the physiological and psychological benefits of the arts. Discussions will also focus on how arts therapies can help prevent isolation and loneliness and give opportunities for resilience and support for the wellbeing of to the public, health and social care staff and patients.