In Metro Volunteers first year running the Pro Bono Mental Health Program we have served over 512 low income Coloradoans in the Denver area. Our therapists in Pueblo and Denver provided 4,104 hours of pro bono services worth $410,400. On average our volunteers provide over a full work day a month of pro bono services. […]
For 25 years, the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo has been an educational, recreational, and entertainment venue promoting the welfare, the beauty, and the bond we share with horses in our lives. The 2018 Expo will take place Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11, from 7:00am to 8:00pm (exhibits close at 6:00pm on Sunday). RMHE is […]
I sat down with one of our volunteers, Amy Lowright, a registered psychotherapist and a board member of the Art Therapy Association of Colorado to hear her thoughts on art therapy. Amy received her MA in Counseling Psychology and Art Therapy in 2016 and has since been providing art therapy services to individuals of all ages with histories of interpersonal violence.
After graduate school, I was fortunate enough to spend time with my family in Massachusetts before moving out to Colorado. The last year and a half I had struggled with my mother’s cancer diagnosis, my best friend’s little sister’s shocking death, stress dreams leading to insomnia, and depression. Art is a force in my family. […]