Kevin Spencer, MEd
The Healing of Magic Therapy for Sedation
is an award-winning performing artist who, for more than 25 years, toured the world with one of the largest and most successful theatrical illusion productions in the U.S., with accolades as 2009 International Illusionists of the Year
, 2015 International Magicians of the Year
, and six-time recipient of Performing Arts Entertainers of the Year
At the pinnacle of his career, Spencer stepped away from the stage and into classrooms and hospitals.
He is a subject matter expert and Fulbright Specialist on arts integration for special populations for the U.S. Department of State, and an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for the American Occupational Therapy Association.
In 2016, he produced a short documentary – Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic– that has earned 18 international film festival awards.
His program, Healing of Magic™ or Magic Therapy™ uses research based protocols of simple magic tricks as a fun and motivating way for patients to reach therapeutic goals and improve cognitive and motor skills.
Spencer’s magic trick-based work has been featured in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Today, the concepts of the magic therapy are being used in more than 2,000 hospitals and rehab centers in over 30 countries around the world.