Learn how to harness the healing power of the creative arts!

Creative arts training for mental health professionals. Mental health training for artists and creatives.

Improve client outcomes as a mental health professional. Use your talent to help others as an artist or creative.

Creative arts training for mental health professionals

Counselors, social workers, coaches, caregivers, and healthcare professionals - add creative tools to your toolbox to improve your client outcomes.

  • Get ahead of the competition by promoting your new skills in creative practices! Your clients will notice the difference!

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

  • Our courses are accessible, affordable, and no previous art skills required!

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 practices 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 fields of expressive arts therapy, mind body medicine, and arts in health for over 15 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 the power of the arts for personal health and professional practice.

Arts in Health Institute is 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.