Benefits of Art Therapy
Anyone can be creative in some form or another. By using art, you see things about yourself that you otherwise may not have seen. It can aid you to process the unseen and therefore heal yourself. It is not a quick fix! Art can help to reduce pain, anxiety, and tension in your life. Art can help people with their social skills, shy people can express themselves. Angry people can explore themselves. Art encourages self-discovery and emotional growth. You do not have to talk all the time to benefit from Art Therapy.
Art Therapy can aid with self-discovery, relaxation and stress relief, personal fulfilment, empowerment and symptom relief and physical rehabilitation. Art Therapy can be active, physical, fun, and stimulating. Art can bring out what has been hidden. Art helps with your story where you can find your own voice. Art Therapy can make you feel whole. Art making solve problems by looking with a different perspective. Behaviours can be challenged using Art Therapy in an safe and dignified way. By using Art Therapy you can strengthen your sense of self. Art making boosts our self-esteem and self-confidence.