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The Creative Arts Therapies Research Unit (CATRU) is pleased to announce it will be hosting its second public research seminar since launching in 2016. CATRU aims to establish a culture of excellence in creative arts therapies research and training, grounded in a supportive and inspiring research milieu and fostered on international collaboration.
We invite you to come and listen to three Australian researchers in music, drama and dance therapy and our international guest speaker from North America in art therapy.

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Art Therapy: Dr. Girija Kaimal , Assistant Professor in the Department of Creative Arts Therapies, Drexel University, Philadelphia.
Physiological and psychological outcomes of visual self-expression.

Music Therapy: Melissa Murphy , PhD Candidate, University of Melbourne.
We’re all playing together. Illuminating the barriers and enablers to accessing music for young people with disability transitioning from school into adult life.

Dance Movement Therapy: Dr. Kim Dunphy , Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, CATRU, University of Melbourne.
Knowing what difference we are making: practical approaches to assessment in dance movement and other creative arts therapies.

Drama Therapy: Kirsten Meyer , PhD Candidate, Victoria University. CATRU Coordinator, University of Melbourne.
Examining the role of core dramatherapeutic processes in enhancing the capacity of care workers to respond to children and young people.


Photographs may be taken at the event to be used for communications and promotional purposes in the future. If you do not wish to be photographed, please advise us prior to the event at: kirsten.meyer@unimelb.edu.au

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