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How to Stay Well Through the Arts

SARASOTA  By Kay Kipling  4/3/2020 at 11:22am Some tips from educator-consultant Hedda Matza-Haughton. If you’re suffering arts withdrawal because you can’t attend concerts, plays, movies or exhibits right now, Hedda Matza-Haughton has a few ideas for you. Matza-Haughton, a Sarasota-based  licensed clinical social worker, health educator, actress, playwright and director (as well as a breast cancer survivor)…

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Experience Dance for Parkinson

Dance and Movement to Enhance Health Outcomes with Leymis Bolaños Wilmott – by Lisa Richardson in collaboration with Hedda Matza-Haughton Arts for Health Sarasota-Manatee (AFHS-M) co-chairs, Hedda Matza- Haughton, LCSW, and Lisa Richardson, LMHC, were very pleased to showcase on January 24, 2017 one of AFHS-M’s Professional Organization members, Sarasota Contemporary Dance (SDC), who actively…

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IN REMEMBRANCE OF A POET

The Picture of Health: Art Exhibits in Cancer Centers Help Patients and Families Heal With growing evidence that they can help patients and their families heal, art installations and exhibits are becoming more prevalent in cancer centers. MARILYN FENICHEL PUBLISHED: AUGUST 24, 2016 When Alice Momm, art advisor for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK)…

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“Laugh For The Health of It”
Northport and Sarasota Communities

Programming Brings Joy and Learning to Northport and Sarasota Communities On June 18 at the Northport Library and July 18 ,2016 at Gulf Gate Library in Sarasota, community residents, numbering over 70 participants in all, laughed and learned with Hedda Matza-Haughton, LCSW, presenter, laughter expert, and arts and health practitioner for “For the Health Of It” Consultation…