Creative Arts Therapy

Spectrum Creative Arts offers both music therapy and art therapy services, including individual, group, and class-based therapy. Our person-centered therapeutic services are designed to meet the unique needs of each individual. Spectrum provides therapeutic services on-site, with an extended presence in the Rochester community and surrounding areas. We provide services in early intervention programs, school districts, community centers, senior living facilities, day care centers, rehabilitation clinics, group homes, and residential locations. For new clients, we provide an intake assessment, recommendations for therapeutic placement, individualized treatment planning, and ongoing evaluation of progress toward established clinical goals. Spectrum provides bi-annual reports and meetings with caretakers and/or family members to discuss progress and next steps in therapy. Spectrum’s dynamic therapeutic team specializes in creating unique experiences for clients to engage in within the therapeutic process. This may include opportunities for co-treatment with a music therapist and art therapist, as well as opportunities to work with Spectrum students from other departments. All of our therapists provide professional services and have met all of the established guidelines within their profession to provide services in New York State.

Consultation and Assessment

Schedule an assessment/evaluation service with one of our therapist, or work with our team to learn how to incorporate creative arts therapy into your program. Click here to learn more!

Individual Sessions

Clients work 1:1 with their therapist to develop social, emotion, cognitive, motor, or communication goals. Click here to learn more about our individual services

Group Sessions

Spectrum Creative Arts offers a variety of group programming both in-house as well as out in the community. Click here to learn more about our programs or how we can bring creative arts therapy to you!

Adapted Instruction

Perfect for students who require more support in the learning environment, our adapted lessons empower students to explore music using tools that are modified to meet their specific needs.

Winter 2017 Classes and Programs

Registration is open for our upcoming Winter 2017 semester! Check out our catalog for a complete list of the classes and programs we will be offering this season. The last day to register is January 3rd, 2017 and spots are going quickly! Give us a call at (585) 383 – 1999 or complete your registration by filling out the form below to reserve your spot today!

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The SHINE Program

We are passionate about empowering our students to becoming active parts of the community. Through our SHINE program, students focus on developing social and community living skills though creative, arts-based programming. For a complete overview of SHINE, visit our program page!

From the Blog

Introducing April’s Student of the Month: Dalton Letta!

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Spectrum is very excited to feature Dalton Letta as April 2017's student of the month. Dalton has been performing since 2006, when he first appeared as the reporter Phineous Trout in a production of Willy [...]

Autism & Artistry

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Spectrum Creative Arts, and the Autism Council of Rochester, are excited to announce our first Autism & Artistry event.  We are calling inviting local performers and artists on the autism spectrum to participate in this formal [...]

Meet Our New Marketing and Services Coordinator!

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

We are SO thrilled to announce that Emily Putnam will be taking on the brand new position of "Marketing and Services Coordinator" here at Spectrum! As part her role, Emily will be overseeing student registration, communicating [...]

Bridging The Gap with Intergenerational Music Programming

January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Intergenerational Programming is becoming increasingly popular, and benefits are being seen in increasing social engagement and quality of life. These dynamic social experiences include any structured activity simultaneously involving persons from two [or more] different [...]

On Gratitude, the Arts, and Building Relationships

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

With the holiday season ahead of us we've been spending a lot of time thinking about the theme of togetherness and our role as artists, musicians, therapists, and teachers in bringing the community together through [...]

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