Where Art Meets Neuroscience

Art therapy has gained popularity because it combines free artistic expression with the potential for significant therapeutic intervention. Although based on subjective data and testimonies, various artistic disciplines have helped patients with diverse disorders that include developmental or acquired, medical, and/or psychiatric conditions.

ADHD in Children and Adults

Currently, data supports the idea that in many cases ADHD is a condition that may be present throughout one’s life; when untreated, ADHD has shown to have significant psychiatric comorbidities that include anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and bipolar disorder.

Neuroscience and Developmental Psychology

Recent advances in developmental theory and neurobiological research present an opportunity to design developmentally informed models for understanding and addressing challenges faced by individuals 18 to 26 years old who have now come to be known as “emerging adults.”