You can't think or talk your way out of nervous system activation. Stress, trauma, and burnout are full body experiences that require full body regulation tools. And guess what works the best?? CREATIVE ARTS ACTIVITIES!

Now, more than ever before, we need creative coping tools to deal with the challenges in life. Our online courses teach you how to use the power of the arts to cope with stress, build resilience, regulate your nervous system, improve your health, and get your joy back!

Create your calm...

Learn creative ways to feel better. And if you're a helping professional, add these skills to your toolbox to share with clients and patients!

  • Every course is self-paced, accessible from anywhere, and won't break your bank.

  • We are an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) for NBCC. Earn continuing education credit hours while you learn!

  • Check out our live Zoom workshops!

Dr. Sarah Ness

Founder of Arts in Health Institute

Sarah Ness, PhD is a passionate advocate for the healing power of the arts. She believes that creative coping tools are the building blocks for nervous system regulation and, in turn, essential in the treatment of stress, trauma, and burnout. Dr. Ness has worked in the field of expressive arts therapy and arts in health for nearly 20 years. She has extensive experience working with trauma survivors, children and families in crisis, and patients struggling with chronic and acute illness. Dr. Ness founded the Arts in Health Institute to teach others how to use creative coping tools for personal health and professional practice.

Arts in Health Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7112. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Arts in Health Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.