ALBA METHOD ASSOCIATION
Dr. Brant Wadsworth currently works as the Executive Director of Canyon Creek Services, a nonprofit organization that provides free and confidential services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Brant is also certified as a Master Teacher of the Alba Method (Alba Emoting), and has developed applications of this method in the field of creative arts therapies. Previous to his time at Canyon Creek, he was the first Program Director of Lava Heights Academy, a residential treatment center for youth which was centered on the use of creative arts therapies and artistic training. Dr. Wadsworth has also worked as a creative arts therapist with adolescent male sex offenders, with adults and children with physical and cognitive disabilities, and as adjunct faculty at Lesley University and Brigham Young University-Idaho. Brant holds a Ph.D. in Creative Arts Therapies from Lesley University and a Masters Degree in Drama Therapy from Kansas State University. He was the 2017 recipient of the North American Drama Therapy Association's Research Award for innovative work in the field of arts-based research.