Art therapy is the recognition that the process of creating art
work is therapeutic and healing. Art therapy is also an understanding that art is a form of symbolic communication
Art making allows the child/youth to express themselves authentically allowing for emotional healing and
Working therapeutically with art enables children and youth to safely communicate non-verbally while processing important
issues, conflicts, and emotions.
The best part is - you don’t have to be “good at art” to benefit from art therapy!
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