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Art therapy combines talk therapy and creativity through art-making to support the treatment goals of therapy. Art therapy can promote self-awareness, emotional resilience, and personal insight.

Art therapy provides an alternative form of expression by integrating the mind and body in a different way than talk therapy alone.  Additionally, art therapy can be used to develop new coping skills, such as having a creative outlet for mindfulness, relaxation, and self-expression. Art therapy can also be a safe way to express and reflect on difficult emotions and experiences.

We have therapists who specialize in art therapy. We offer Individual and group therapy modalities. Please feel free to ask about it.

Key aspects of art therapy include:

  1. Self-expression: Art therapy provides a non-verbal means of communication, allowing individuals to express emotions and experiences that may be difficult to put into words. This can be particularly helpful for people who struggle with verbal communication.
  2. Exploration: Through the creative process, individuals can explore their inner thoughts, conflicts, and desires. Art can serve as a mirror to one’s inner world, allowing for greater self-awareness.
  3. Stress reduction: Engaging in art-making can be relaxing and stress-reducing. It can serve as a form of mindfulness and promote relaxation, helping individuals manage anxiety and stress.
  4. Healing and processing: Art therapy can be used to process traumatic experiences, grief, and other emotional challenges. It provides a safe space for individuals to work through their feelings and find healing.
  5. Enhancing self-esteem: Completing art projects and seeing the results of one’s creativity can boost self-esteem and self-confidence.
  6. Communication and interpersonal skills: Group art therapy sessions can help individuals improve their communication and social skills, as well as build connections with others who may be facing similar challenges.
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Art therapists are trained professionals who guide clients through the art-making process and help them interpret their creations in the context of their emotional and psychological experiences. These therapists may have backgrounds in psychology, counseling, or art, and they use their expertise to tailor art therapy sessions to meet the unique needs and goals of each client.

It’s important to note that you do not need to be an artist or have any prior artistic skills to benefit from art therapy. The focus is on the process of creating and the emotions it evokes rather than the end result. Art therapy can be used with individuals of all ages and backgrounds and has been applied in various settings, including mental health facilities, schools, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers.



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New York, NY 10007


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Brooklyn, NY 11214


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Forest Hills, NY 11375

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