Meet Brigitta – A Dance/Movement Therapist

Meet Brigitta – A Dance/Movement Therapist

This is the third in our four week series of Art for Health, for Life. This week we are exploring Dance/Movement Therapy. Hello! Please introduce yourself. My name is Brigitta White, MS, R-DMT  and I have a masters in dance/movement therapy from The Pratt Institute in...
Meet Petrea – An Art Therapist (Week 2 of #A4H4L)

Meet Petrea – An Art Therapist (Week 2 of #A4H4L)

In week two of our Art for Health, for Life series we are exploring Art Therapy. Welcome, Petrea! Please tell us a little about yourself and your work. Hi I am Petrea Hansen-Adamidis. I am a Registered Art Therapist with the Canadian Art Therapy Association. I am an...
Happiness Happens

Happiness Happens

As a child, I can remember many happy hours spent singing and swinging. I found happiness in simple things like many of those listed in “Happiness” from You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.  I don’t remember every contemplating what made me happy...
There is no good type of cancer

There is no good type of cancer

In March 2010, I was given the diagnosis of multifocal papillary thyroid cancer. Since that time, a few well-intentioned people have said “at least you have the good type of cancer”.  I’m here to tell you there is no good type of cancer. Put another...