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Published on January 28, 2014

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 well being. 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.

Spring art therapy sessions will be held on the following Mondays: February 10 and  24, March 10 and 24, April 14 and 28, and May 5 and 19.  All sessions are from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Rush Copley Heart Institute, 2088 Ogden Avenue, in Aurora. 

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.  No artistic talent or knowledge is necessary to benefit from art therapy.

There is no cost to attend and family members or care partners are welcome.  For more information visit or to register call 630-499-6619.


For more information, contact:

Courtney Satlak
Director of Marketing

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.