Keynote speaker, psychiatrist, and renowned researcher of trauma-informed care, Dr. Bruce Perry, addressed the audience at the 5th Annual ACES Summit on December 11, in Scottsdale Arizona. While referring to ACES (adverse childhood experiences), Dr. Perry noted that early
It is a story of perseverance and how… Every child matters. Every story matters. Art is vital to telling the story. As a registered art therapist and licensed professionals counselor, I see a lot of people and hear their stories
Ariel Shamas, a recent graduate of Arizona State University’s Graphic Design program, made the decision to share her expertise as an artist and photographer with Free Arts. Her very first experience was at our Gift Making Free Arts Days held at
Free Arts relies heavily on word of mouth to carry out our mission of healing trauma through artistic expression. Our Free Arts Volunteer Mentors act as ambassadors in their places of work, sharing their experiences at Free Arts to their
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