What is Art Therapy?
Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy, where through creating art and the creative process you are communicating. You are invited to create art from any material, and express freely, there is no right or wrong way! It is a safe, trusting environment that through the creating process you are able to articulate your feelings and thoughts. Some that may be hard, less familiar or even unknown to your conscious self. The creating allows for the movement of these feelings to emerge.
Some key benefits of art therapy:
- Safety, Being Witnessed
- Choice Making
- Self Reflection
- Self Esteem
Art Therapist Nathania Rodman, will hold an intentional, unique, non-judgmental, safe space where creativity matters and healing, transformation, and growth occur through the process of art. You will be held in a this space with celebration of your whole self, and how you are feeling in the exact moment.
Art therapy is a wonderful way to express yourself through the power of creating art. Here are are few fundamental differences between Art therapy and Art Class: