WHAT IS ART THERAPY?
Art therapy uses and utilizes the creative process and the resulting artwork to explore inner- feelings, thoughts, goals, visions and desires. It reconciles emotional conflicts, fosters self-awareness, manages behavior and past addictions and develops social skills. Art therapy improves reality orientation, reduces anxiety, and increases self-esteem, self-value and self-worth.
Art: A Wonderful Form of Therapy
Expressive art therapy is the use of creative arts as a form of therapy and is a fantastic field that has proven to work wonders in many people’s lives. It can help someone express themselves, explore their emotions, manage addictions, and improve their self-esteem. It really helps children with developmental disabilities, however; art therapy is awesome because it can help anyone!