Krystal Demaine, Assistant Professor
School of Visual and Performing Arts

Email: kdemaine@endicott.edu
Phone: 978-232-2421
Office Location: Center for the Arts
Office Number: VPAC 311


Courses

ART 110 Foundations of Creative Therapies

ART 209 Methods and Materials in Arts and Expressive Therapies

ART 226 Therapeutic Writing

ART 229 Specific Populations: Arts and Expressive Therapies

ART 311 Integrating Theory and Practice

PSY 310 Abnormal Psychology

ART 324 Music in Creative Arts Therapy

ART 480 Semester Internship

ART 489 Senior Thesis 

 

Resume/C.V.

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy, Expressive Therapies, Lesley University, 2012  

Master of Education, Counseling Psychology, Cambridge College, 2004

Bachelor of Music, Music Therapy, Berklee College of Music, 2000                                                                                                   

 

CREDENTIALS

Music Therapist Board Certified (MT-BC) 

Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT) 

Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) 

Fellow of Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT-Fellow) 

Transformation Through the Arts & Performance Wellness Level I & II 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Endicott College, Beverly, MA 

Assistant Professor, Creative Arts Therapy, School of Visual & Performing Arts 2013- present

Adjunct Faculty, School of Arts and Sciences; School of Visual & Performing Arts 2004-2013

Lesley University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA

Senior Lecturer of Expressive Arts Therapy, 2013- present

Assistant Professor of Expressive Arts Therapy, 2008 – 2013

Coordinator of Expressive Arts Therapy, 2012 – 2013

North Shore Community College, Danvers, MA

Adjunct Faculty, Liberal Arts Department, 2007-2008

Salem State College, Salem, MA

Visiting Lecturer, Psychology Department, 2006-2008

 

Campus Involvement

Advisor, Creative Arts Therapy Club

Biographical Profile

Krystal Demaine, PhD is a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT), Board Certified Neurologic Music Therapist (MT-BC, NMT-F), and Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200).  Dr. Demaine began teaching at Endicott College in 2004 as an adjunct faculty member and in 2013 joined the School of Visual and Performing Arts as Assistant Professor of Creative / Expressive Arts Therapy.  In addition to her appointment at Endicott College, Dr. Demaine is a Senior Lecturer of Expressive Arts Therapy at Lesley University and maintains a clinical private practice in Beverly, MA where she uses the arts to support children and adults affected by neurologic and developmental challenges, and grief/ loss.  Dr. Demaine has published and presented both nationally and internationally on the topics of music and autism, integrated arts approaches in therapy, and cross-cultural perspectives of creative arts therapies.  Dr. Demaine’s spirited approach to teaching is grounded in theory and research while using experiential learning to inspire creativity, imagination, play, and self-discovery through the arts.

Accomplishments

Selected Publications

Demaine, K. & Richardson, J. F. (in print).  The arts and natural health: A merging of creative arts therapy and traditional Chinese medicine.  In S. L.  Brooke (Ed.), The use of creative arts therapies across cultures. Springfield, Il: Charles C. Thomas.

Demaine, K. (in print).  Musical roots for healing: The five tone system in traditional Chinese medicine.  In S. L. Brooke (Ed.), The use of creative arts therapies across cultures.  Springfield, Il: Charles C. Thomas.

Demaine, Krystal.  Merging voices and finding harmony in co-teaching: A doctoral student\'s experience of co-teaching a music therapy course with her doctoral advisor. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy, [S.I.], v. 14, n. 2, jun. 2014.  ISSN 1504-1611. Available at https://voices.no/index.php/voices/article/view/743.  Date accessed: 1 Jul. 2014

 

Demaine, K. (2013).  Musical echolalia and non-verbal children with Autism, Abstract.  Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, & Brain, 23(2), 202-203

Demaine, K.  (2012).  Musical echolalia and non-verbal children with autism.  (Doctoral Dissertation).  Retrieved from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.  (Accession Order No. 3509266) 

Wan, C., Demaine, K., Zipse, L., Norton, A., & Schlaug,G. (2010). From music making to speaking: Engaging the mirror neuron system in autism.  Brain Research Bulletin, 82, 161-168.

Demaine, K. (2009).  Melody versus rhythm: The relative roles of melody and rhythm in music therapy for two boys with autism. In S. L. Brooke (Ed.), The use of creative therapies with autism spectrum disorders. Springfield, Il: Charles C. Thomas.

 

Selected Presentations

Demaine, K.  (2014, April).  Yoga, Music, and Neuroscience: An Integration of Wholeness.  American Music Therapy Association, New England Regional Conference, Bridgeport, CT.

Demaine, K.  (2013, May).  Musical echolalia and non-verbal children with Autism.  Paper presented at Teaching Music to Students on the Autism Spectrum Conference, Boston Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA.

Demaine, K.  (2013, February).  The role of imitation in music therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Paper presented at Perspectives on Music Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA. 

Demaine, K.  (2012, December).  Working in Concert: Exploring Scientific Research Collaborations in Music Therapy.  Invited Presentation at Massachusetts Music Therapy Alliance Meeting, Boston, MA.

Demaine, K.  (2012, October).  Musical Echolalia and Non-Verbal Children with Autism.  Paper presented at North East Music Cognition and Perception Meeting, Boston University, Boston, MA

Demaine, K. (2012, November).  Musical Echolalia and Non-Verbal Children with Autism: A Dissertation.”  Poster Presented at The American Music Therapy Association National Conference.  St. Charles, IL.

Demaine, K.  (2012, April).  Autism, music, and the brain.  Five-Hour Continuing Education Course presented at The American Music Therapy Association New England Regional Conference.  Manchester, VT.

Demaine, K.  (2011, November).  “Musical imitation and four non-verbal children with autism” Poster Presentation.  American Music Therapy Association National Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Demaine, K. (2011, June) “Musical Imitation and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders  Poster Presentation at Neurosciences and Music IV. Edinburgh, UK.

Demaine, K. (2011, April).  “Autism, Music and the Mirror Neuron System”  American Music Therapy Association  New England Regional Conference.  Brewster, MA.

Demaine, K.  (2011, April).  “Musical Imitation and Autism Spectrum Disorders. ” American Music Therapy Association  New England Regional Conference.  Brewster, MA.

Demaine, K. (2011, January).  “Musical imitation in children with autism spectrum disorders”.  Poster presentation at Crossing the Corpus Callosum at Harvard University.  Cambridge, MA.

Demaine, K. & Richardson, J.  (2010, March).  “Expressive therapies and traditional Chinese medicine”.  Community of Scholars at Lesley University.  Cambridge, MA

Demaine, K.  (2010, August). “The relative roles of melody and rhythm in music therapy for two boys with autism”. Poster presentation at The 11th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition.Seattle, WA

Demaine, K. (2009, August).  “Autism musically speaking”.  Arts and Natural Health International Conference. Beijing, China

Demaine, K., Laine, S. (2009, April). “Feeling the beat: The benefit of vibrotactile stimulation with autism”.  American Music Therapy Association Regional Conference, Portsmouth, MA

Demaine, K., Norton, A., Schlaug, G. (2009, February). “Autism, music and the brain”.  Poster presentation at Crossing the Corpus Callosum: Neuroscience, Healing and the Arts.  Sponsored by Longwood Symphony Orchestra. Boston, MA.

Demaine, K. (2008, September).“These are my memories of you: Music therapy with children’s grief support groups”.  Presentation at Hospice & Palliative Care Conference, Norwood, MA

Demaine, K. (2005, October). “Unlocking the door to depression: Music therapy intervention with depressed adolescents”.  American Music Therapy Association New England Regional Conference, Stowe, VT.  Passages Conference, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.