In this episode of Detroit Performs, ArtSoul Therapy helps people explore thoughts, feelings and emotions through the arts; Karen Barsy uses dance therapy to support intellectual, emotional and motor functions of the body; and Carlos Contreras shows how second chances can arise through poetry. Plus, host DJ Oliver takes us on a tour of Penrickton Center for Blind Children.
ArtSoul Therapy is a healing arts practice located in Royal Oak, MI that is dedicated to helping individuals of all ages and abilities to explore their thoughts, feelings and emotions through the arts.
Karen Barsyis a dance therapist at the Michigan State University Community Music School–Detroit. She has worked with preschool children, blind-multihandicapped children, children with emotional and psychological conditions, individuals with autism, abused and neglected children, sexually abused adults, adults with developmental disorders, psychological disorders and traumatic brain injuries, the elderly and those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.