What is Art Therapy?
Art therapy combines the creative process and psychotherapy, facilitating self-exploration and understanding. Using imagery, colour and shape as part of this creative therapeutic process, thoughts and feelings can be expressed that would otherwise be difficult to articulate.
Why Work with an Art Therapist?
Art therapists are trained professionals
Art therapists abide by a Code of Ethics which is specific to art therapy
Art therapists work with diverse clients
Professional and Registered Art Therapists have liability insurance
Research supporting art therapy exists
from the Canadian Art Therapy Association:
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