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Have you ever given art a thought? Perhaps just like everybody else, you laughed at the thought of using art to help children overcome their trauma or help them through the difficult time in their life. Art as a form of therapy involves helping people increase their knowledge of who they are so that they can in turn identify the symptoms of having problems and dealing with them to find a perfect solution. Art is known to improve the cognitive side of a person because through it one is able to digest a lot of life and how it Read the rest of this entry »
Does your child have a tough time expressing emotions or building stable relationships? If so, he or she might benefit from an ADHD natural treatment called art therapy. Art therapy is a unique process that provides a safe outlet for your child to express his or her feelings. Since art is the therapy’s focal point, a child will be participating in an activity that not only verbalizes deep emotions and thoughts, but also encourages his or her creative energy.
One of the toughest challenges any child with ADHD has to confront is their psychological and emotional Read the rest of this entry »
You can say that art therapy happened by chance somewhere in the mid of last century. The first experiment with art as a form of therapy took place by chance early in the Second World War when the artist Adrian Hill was recovering from tuberculosis in a Sussex sanatorium. He turned to his art as a way of passing the time creatively, and began introducing other patients to painting and drawing to take their minds off their illnesses and traumatic wartime experiences.
To his surprise, Hill found that not only were they enthusiastic, but that they Read the rest of this entry »
WHAT IS ART THERAPY?
Art therapy, as defined by the American Art Therapy Association, is the therapeutic use of making art, within a professional relationship, by people who have experienced illness, trauma or challenges that have caused varying degrees of dysfunction within their lives. Art therapy is helpful for people who seek personal development through creating art and reflecting on their artwork and the process of making art. Through art therapy an increased awareness of self is developed. The self that emerges through the creation of art in art therapy is enhanced and stabilized, Read the rest of this entry »
Art classes in Los Angeles will highlight that art is for everyone. According to the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association, art therapy pursuits use multimodal arts processes to transform and aid people, groups as well as communities. Expressive art activities let members to talk about emotions more honestly with therapists or facilitators. Activities can be simple drawings in order to warm up a tough crowd, or more complex activities in a one-on-one setting.
Art therapy can help a person in numerous ways. It is a type of treatment employing simple art items. It allows spontaneous art Read the rest of this entry »