• Unique therapy for troops with brain injuries

    3/13/14 12:55 AM

    A unique outpatient "art therapy" program at Fort Belvoir's National Intrepid Center of Excellence, helps troops suffering from traumatic brain injuries.

  • Music therapy program helps veterans with PTSD

    12/26/13 2:40 PM

    Dan Mathes is one of more than 2,000 veterans who have completed a unique music therapy program designed for those who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder and other forms of emotional distress.

  • "Pause for Paws" service dogs help Georgetown students relax before exams

    12/4/13 9:22 PM

    Each time exams approach, Pause for Paws brings more than a dozen service dogs to the Georgetown campus so that students can take a quick break from studying.

  • Goats, other animals used in senior therapy

    3/12/13 7:14 PM Comment

    Some local senior communities are turning to goats and other unusual animals for a unique form of therapy.

  • "Lipstick & Liquor"

    10/19/12 3:26 PM Comment

    "Lipstick and Liquor" explores the secret world of women alcoholics in the suburbs. Emmy award-winning producer and writer Lori Butterfield and Psychotherapist Dr. Anita Gadhia-Smith joined Melanie now to talk about this epidemic.

  • Singing therapy helps patients speak again

    2/14/12 6:14 PM Comment

    Song therapy is helping patients with brain injuries, like Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, regain their speech. At the Kennedy Krieger Institute, some patients and therapists are singing to speak.