Non-Clinical Careers at Lifespan

Expressive Artist Job

Job Number: NH15989

Job Title: Expressive Artist - temporary

Department: Behavioral Health Unit - 1306268

Facility: Newport Hospital

Location: Newport, RI

This position will be held by a Masters level clinician with expressive arts training.


Expressive arts therapy is a multimodal approach to therapy. Expressive arts therapy may incorporate writing, drama, dance, movement, painting, and/or music. People utilizing expressive arts therapy are encouraged to explore their responses, reactions, and insights through pictures, sounds, explorations, and encounters with art processes. Patients are not required to have artistic ability to use or benefit from expressive arts therapy.