Art Therapy

ABOUT ART THERAPY

"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." ~ Aristotle

 

Art Therapy reflects the combination of two different disciplines: Art and Psychology


Art Therapy is a rich and diverse form of therapy that can be used with a wide range of people; such as individuals, couples, families, and groups. 


Art Therapy holds the assumptions that the creative process is inherently healing and therapeutic, and that art is a symbolic means of communication. 


Art Therapy creates new possibilities for communication and access parts of the brain that words do not. 


Art therapy acts as a witness to the therapeutic process and as a way to help people negotiate and evaluate problems and solutions differently.

 

 

 

 

FAQ’s -

I thought art therapy was only for kids? 

NO; art therapy can be for everyone: children, families, teens, couples and adults of all ages. 

 

Where can art therapy be used?

Private practice, hospitals, schools, home settings, and mental health agencies, any place can be made into a place for ART! 


Do I have to be an artist to do art therapy? 

NO; art therapy is not about making good or bad art. It is about exploring ideas in a new way without judgement.


Is art therapy just about drawing?-NO; art therapy involves many different materials: paint, clay, collage, pencils, paper, you can even create art out of everyday household objects!

1708 Peachtree Street Suite 204,

Atlanta, GA 30309

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678.222.2987