Art Therapy

Raleigh, NC


What is Art Therapy?

Art therapy uses various artistic mediums such as drawing, painting, sculpture, etc. to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of individuals of all ages. Art Therapy is utilized with children of all ages, adolescents, adults and families.

Benefits of Art Therapy

Self expression
Conflict and problem resolution
Development of interpersonal skills
Emotion and behavioral regulation
Stress and anxiety reduction
Improvement in self esteem
Increased self awareness and insight

Issues Addressed in Art Therapy

Anger management
Adoption and Attachment issues
Family and relationship issues
Addiction issues
Abuse and domestic violence
Physical, cognitive and neurological disorders

Who Can Provide Art Therapy?

Art Therapists are masters level professionals who hold a degree in Art Therapy or a related field. Through rigorous training in Art Therapy programs, therapists become skilled in the application of a variety of art modalities for assessment and treatment.

Art Therapy provides a safe, nonjudgemental atmosphere for children to express feelings, regulate emotions and create meaningful and symbolic pieces of art to represent things that they are unable to verbalize.