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Published on June 04, 2013

Art Therapy for Movement Disorders Available at Rush-Copley

(Aurora, IL) Movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor affect more than 40 million Americans.  More than motor symptoms, these diseases also have an impact on an individual’s mental and emotional health. To help individuals and families living with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders achieve the highest quality of life, Rush-Copley is pleased to offer Art Therapy for Movement Disorders.

Art therapy sessions are held the second and fourth Monday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. at Rush-Copley Heart Institute, 2088 Ogden Avenue, in Aurora.  There is no cost to attend and family members or care partners are welcome.

Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses master’s level art therapists and the creative process of art making to encourage growth, healing and connections to self and others.  Art therapy can help individuals cope with symptoms and stress and has been shown to enhance cognitive abilities and stimulate neurological pathways.

For more information, visit rushcopley.com or call 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539).

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For more information, contact:

Courtney Satlak
Public Relations Manager
630-978-4912
Courtney.Satlak@rushcopley.com

If you need to reach someone after business hours, please call 630-978-6200 and ask the operator to page the marketing representative on call.