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The NYU Creative Arts Therapies Consortium Doctoral Research Alliance

International Research Alliance

The NYU Creative Arts Therapies Consortium hosts the International Research Alliance for the Creative Arts Therapies. Founded in 2019, the mission of the alliance is to collaborate on research in the creative arts therapies and support new researchers in the field. For all inquiries:

Collaborating Institutions 

Prof. Kenneth Aigen and Clinical Assist. Prof. Marygrace Berberian, NYU Creative Arts Therapies Consortium, New York University, USA

Prof. Felicity Baker, Creative Arts Therapies Research Unit (CATRU), University of Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Joke Bradt, PhD Program in Creative Arts Therapies, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA

Assoc. Prof. Jason Frydman, Expressive Therapies PhD Program, Lesley University, USA

Prof. Rainbow Tin Hung Ho, Centre on Behavioral Health, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, SAR, China

Prof. Vicky Karkou, Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, UK

Prof. Sabine Koch, Research Institute for Creative Arts Therapies (RIArT), Alanus University, Alfter/Bonn, Germany

Assoc. Prof. Hod Orkibi, School of Creative Arts Therapies, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel (Chair 2024-2027)

Past Chairs

Assoc. Prof. Nisha Sajnani, NYU Creative Arts Therapies Consortium, New York University, USA (Founding Chair 2019-2024)