What is Art Therapy?
Art Therapy is a mental health profession that combines the use of art materials (painting, drawing, clay, mixed-media, and photography) with psychotherapy, to encourage self-expression, exploration, and understanding.
Who Can Benefit?
People of any age may benefit from Art Therapy. Challenges that might lead a person to seek an Art Therapist include:
Abuse, Anger, Anxiety, Dementia, Depression, Developmental delays, Eating disorders, Loss and grief, PTSD, Self-esteem, Stress, Self-care, Trauma
Previous Art Experience
is not required
The focus is more on process rather than product. Experimentation is encouraged and supported through the guidance of the Art Therapist.