"Use your creativity to tap into your innate power for growth and healing"
Expressive arts therapy is a multimodal approach, which may incorporate writing/poetry, drama, dance/movement, painting, music, or any other creative way of expression. People utilizing expressive arts therapy are encouraged during sessions to explore their responses, reactions, and insights through pictures, sounds, explorations, and encounters with art processes. It elicits discovery and change. A person is not required to have artistic ability to use or benefit from expressive arts therapy.
Use of the expressive arts multiplies the avenues by which a person in therapy may seek meaning, clarity, and healing. It deepens and transcends traditional talk therapy by acknowledging that each person’s process is unique.
CONDITIONS TREATED WITH EXPRESSIVE ARTS THERAPY
Expressive arts therapy may be used as a part of the treatment strategy for a wide variety of behavioral, emotional, and mental health conditions. These include: