WHAT IS IT?

Art therapy is a form of therapy that uses art materials and creative expression to help individuals improve their mental, emotional, and physical well-being. It is a form of psychotherapy that can be used to treat a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma, and stress-related disorders.

During an art therapy session, clients are encouraged to use art materials to explore their emotions, express themselves creatively, and gain insight into their thoughts and feelings. The therapist may provide prompts or guidance to help clients explore specific themes or issues, but the focus is always on the individual’s personal experience and creative expression.

Art therapy can take many different forms, from painting and drawing to sculpture, collage, and other forms of visual art. It can also involve movement, dance, music, and other forms of creative expression, depending on the individual’s preferences and needs.

Overall, art therapy is a powerful therapeutic approach that can help individuals of all ages and backgrounds to access their creativity, express themselves, and work through emotional or psychological challenges in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.