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Today, Second Lady Karen Pence traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio where she visited Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Upon arrival, Mrs. Pence was greeted by Michael Fisher, President and CEO, and Jane Portman, Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees. Then, Mrs. Pence proceeded to the Patient Tower where she met with families that have benefited from music and art therapy. Following the Second Lady’s interaction with the families, she spoke with art therapy and music therapy staff.

To learn more about the art therapy and music therapy programs at Cincinnati Children’s, visit

About Art Therapy

Second Lady Karen Pence champions art therapy and calls the initiative, Art Therapy: Healing with the HeART. Art therapy is an integrative mental health and human services profession that enriches the lives of individuals, families, and communities through active art-making, creative process, applied psychological theory, and human experience within a psychotherapeutic relationship. Professional art therapists who are experts in human development, psychological, and counseling theories and techniques facilitate Art therapy. For more information about the art therapy profession, visit