Founder & Facilitator, Creative Mindfulness and Meditation Group
Faculty Advisor, Creative Arts Therapy (CAT) Club
PSY 100: General Psychology
ART 110 Foundations of Creative Therapies
ART 209 Methods and Materials in Art and Expressive Therapies
PSY 220: Psychological Perspectives (online)
ART 226 Therapeutic Writing
ART 229 Specific Populations: Art and Expressive Therapies
ART 311 Integrating Theory and Practice
PSY 310 Abnormal Psychology (online)
ART 324 Music in Creative Arts Therapy
ART404 Imagination and Creativity
ART 480 Semester Internship
ART 489 Senior Thesis I
ART 490 Senior Thesis II
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)
Licensure & Certifications:
- Board Certified Music Therapist (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
- Endicott College, Associate Professor of Expressive Therapies (2015-present); Assistant Professor (2013-2015); Adjunct faculty (2005-2013).
- Lesley University, Adjunct Faculty (2013-present); Assistant Professor of Expressive Arts Therapy (2008-2013)
- Salem State University, Adjunct Faculty, (2006-2010 & 2016-present).
- North Shore Community College, Adjunct Faculty (2007-2008).
Demaine, K., Morrison, A., & Cardillo, NJ. (2015, October). Undergraduate expressive arts therapy pedagogoy: Cultivating culture and developing mindsets. International Expressive Arts Therapy Association Conference, Hong Kong.
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, 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. (2011, June) œMusical Imitation and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Poster Presentation at Neurosciences and Music IV. Edinburgh, UK.
Demaine, K. (2011, April). œAutism, Music and the Mirror Neuron System American Music Therapy Association New England Regional Conference. Brewster, MA.
Demaine, K. (2010, August). œThe 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). œAutism musically speaking. Arts and Natural Health International Conference. Beijing, China
Demaine, K. (2016). A Reunion of East and West: Reflections on the roots ofcreative arts therapy and traditional Chinese medicine. Creative Arts in Education and Therapy, 2(1), 31-41
Demaine, K. (2015). These are my memories of you: The use of music therapy with children™s grief support groups. In S. L. Brooke and D. Miraglia (Eds.), Using the Creative Therapies to Cope With Grief and Loss. Springfield, Il: Charles C. Thomas.
Demaine, K. & Richardson, J. F. (2015). 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. (2015). 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, K. (2014). 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 Imitation and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In K. Overy, I. Peretz, L. Lopez, & M. Manjo (Eds.), Annual proceedings of the Music and Neuorosciences V: Learning and Memory: Annals of the New York Academy of the Sciences (pp.) [Abstract]. New York, NY: Wiley Blackwell
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.
Krystal Demaine, PhD is a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT), Board Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC), and Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200). Dr. Demaine began teaching at Endicott College in 2004 as an adjunct faculty member and became a full time assistant professor of Expressive Therapies in 2013. In addition to her appointment at Endicott College, Dr. Demaine is adjunct professor at Lesley University and Salem State University. She also maintains a small 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.