WHAT IS ART THERAPY ?
Art therapy is a sensory-based mental health profession integrating art making and counselling in a safe environment to promote, maintain, and improve mental and emotional health, as well as body-mind connection.
The complexities of life can be worked through and organized via the process and art exercises that marry the senses, movement, emotions, and cognitive functions.
Art therapy is a gentle, practical, and safe outlet to begin working on an issue if the problem seems insurmountable, scary, overwhelming, or plainly, when words are just not enough.
•Develop one-on-one connection
•Outlet for feelings and emotions
•Thought and pattern recognition
•Self esteem, awareness, and understanding
•Feel heard and find your voice
•Tool for self-regulation
•Develop dexterity and motor skills
•Avenue for stress and grief
•Problem solving and perspective taking
•Develop interpersonal skills
•Feel supported in a safe space