Art Therapy

Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy involving the encouragement of free self-expression through painting, drawing, or modeling, used as a remedial or diagnostic activity. Art therapy is not art classes or art training. It uses art to express emotions, set goals, visualize the future, and more. Art is a fun, non-threatening way to express emotions and build life skills. It is useful for adults and children of all ages to engage in art therapy.

Techniques used in art therapy include:

  • Making collages
  • Coloring
  • Drawing
  • Finger painting
  • Painting
  • Working with clay, and more.

Art therapy is a great way to deal with stress and anxiety and learn important coping mechanisms. It helps with:

  • Bullying
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Setting goals and planning for your future
  • Lack of motivation
  • Improving emotional intelligence
  • Social skills