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Research

The focus of The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre is on understanding the unique health problems of artists, the risk factors involved in artistic practice and on investigating methods of prevention. Through evidence-based research, we hope to discover some of the causes of artists’ occupational illnesses and injuries, and study the clinical benefits of combining therapies in the most effective way possible.

Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Building Confidence and Self-Esteem Workshop – 2015

Occupational Strain and Profession Artists – Arts and Health 2009

Recognition of artists’ health issues is a growing field. Check back for updates and articles on interesting projects and developments from across North America and around the world.  

Staying Balanced: The Vital Work of American Ballet Theatre’s Medical Team

MIT at 150

Focal Hand Dystonia Affecting Musicians in Scotland

Hand-hacking lets you pluck strings like a musical pro

Could You Pipe Down? My Ears Thank You

 

“There was a period where I hit the wall, and I stopped playing for about a year.”

- ​Jane Bunnett – Saxophonist, Flautist and Band Leader

Upcoming Workshops

Explore Artistic Identity in Writing

September 27, 2017

The role of writing in promoting wellbeing is an emerging field in personal and professional development. In this workshop, we will use writing exercises as an avenue to promote reflection, self-expression and insight into our professional identities as artists. Writing is a creative and versatile ...

Mind/Body/Spirit Practicum

September 21, 2017

Offered by The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre The next round of the OHIP-covered Mind/Body/Spirit Practicum begins Thursday 21 September! There are nine spots available. Intake meetings take place 31 August and 7 September. This innovative 7 session psychotherapeutic programme ...

Registration: Artists' Toolbox

June 30, 2018

Fill in the form below and select which events you want to register for, including the number of spaces you want to reserve (under “quantity”). If you have any problems registering online, you can do so over the phone by calling 416-351-0239.   Season Summary Narrative Wellbeing ...