Located in New Canaan, CT, Arts For Healing’s certified therapists and trained specialists have been serving clients throughout Fairfield and Westchester Counties for over 15 years.

The therapies at Arts For Healing benefit our wide range of clients using:

  • Music Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • TheaterWorks
  • Dance/Movement Therapy
  • IMAT – Integrative Music and Arts Therapies
  • Adaptive Music Lessons

Arts For Healing serves the special needs population of all ages and abilities.  Many of our clients have a communications disorder that inhibits their ability to interact with the world around them.  They include children, adolescents, adults and seniors with learning and developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy and  other neurological dysfunctions, the elderly, cancer and stroke victims and those with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, as well as individuals with traumatic brain injuries and physical disabilities.

Our therapies address challenges in communication skills (expressive and receptive), social interaction, movement and motor function, emotional development, and self-expression.

Therapist Karen in a Music Therapy Session

From the client’s –perspective, coming to Arts For Healing is fun. While many children perceive traditional therapy to be hard work, our therapies and programs are enjoyable and offer creative outlets. At Arts For Healing your child will address personal goals in a nurturing and safe environment – one that fosters life-long skills, enjoyment, and inclusion through the arts.

Contact Us for a free, comprehensive individual consultation to see  how Arts For Healing can help your loved ones grow socially, emotionally, motorically, and cognitively. In addition to serving clients in our center, we provide our services in preschools, public and private schools, community centers, hospitals and senior care centers throughout Fairfield County and surrounding towns.

As a non-profit organization, we offer a sliding scale to those who require financial support. If you are able to help fund our financial aid fund, Please Donate Now to help bring valuable therapy to a special needs child or adult today!

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Dear Miss Karen, As you know, I auditioned for the play Honk, Jr. at my school. Guess what -- I got the lead role of Ugly! I think all of my work in music and theatre at Arts for Healing really helped me do a good job at the auditions. So thank you for helping me so much over the past 8 years. I'm really excited. Love, Brian "Music can always be there when you need it."

- Zeke, 8 year old boy with Asperger's Syndrome


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