Family & Lifestyle

Coloring Therapy, Body Language, Flint Water Crisis

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Jan 23, 2016 2:00 pm

Coloring Therapy  Marygrace Berberian is a certified art therapist and the Clinical Assistant Professor of Art Therapy at NYU Steinhardt. She is also the Program Coordinator for the Graduate Art Therapy Program at NYU. A trend that many people are finding useful to deal with many ailments in cluding anxiety is the use of adult coloring books. Adult coloring books were 3 of the the top 10 books sold on in 2015. Ms. Berberian explains the therapeutic value of the Adult Coloring Book trend.  Listen to the interview here Body Language  Vanessa Van Edwards is a Huffington Post columnist and Penguin author. She is a behavioral investigator. She has been featured on NPR, the Wall Street Journal, the Today Show and USA Today. Her science of people approach has benefited both readers and corporations as Vanessa has consulted for multiple Fortune 500 companies. Vanessa Van Edwards shares her expertise on body language  Listen to the interview here Water Crisis in Flint, Michigan Dr. Gus Williams is a associate professor of environmental engineering and hydrology at Brigham Young University.  Flint, Michigan, located 70 miles from the shore of the Great Lakes is unable to get clean water. Two years ago, the city switched its water source, in an effort to save money. However, this switch has become not only a financial mistake, but a decision that is threatening the health of Flint’s residents. And after researches from Virginia Tech confirmed the water was contaminated with Iron, the president has issued a state of emergency. Dr. Williams joins us to talk about the dangerous of Flint’s water crisis and how aging public infrastructure plays a key part in the crisis.  Listen to the interview here