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Art Therapy

 

1 session = 1hour = 70 €

for kids or adults

What is art therapy and how does it work?

Art therapy is a tool to help patients interpret, express, and resolve their emotions and thoughts. Patients work with an art therapist to explore their emotions, understand conflicts or feelings that are causing them distress, and use art to help them find resolutions to those issues.

What does art therapy treat?

The main functions of art therapy are to improve cognitive and sensorimotor functions, to foster self-esteem and self-awareness, to cultivate emotional resilience, to promote insight, to enhance social skills, to reduce and to resolve conflicts and distress, and to promote societal behaviours and skills.

Why is art therapy so powerful?

Art is an inherently enjoyable experience, which can be a powerful tool in a therapy setting. It can give you the opportunity to express your inner thoughts, while helping you to better understand and make sense of your emotions and your mental health.

What does art therapy do to the brain?

Art allows people to enter a “flow state,” or that feeling when you're in the zone and lose sense of yourself and of time. Making art can help you be more present, and it activates a variety of networks, including relaxed reflective state, focused attention, and pleasure.

Is art therapy good for mental health?

It can help to boost confidence and make us feel more engaged and resilient. Besides these benefits, art engagement also alleviates anxiety, depression and stress.

Why does art therapy reduce anxiety?

The supposed mechanism is that during the process of creating an art work, one can experience a feeling of being 'in control,' which helps to counterbalance the overwhelming experience of anxiety.

What is hypnosis in art?

How does hypnosis and art work together? Whether you realize it or not whenever you draw, doodle, paint, or sculpt you are entering a hypnotic state. By the sheer act of focused creation your breathing slows down, you achieve a deep state of relaxation and your perception of time becomes temporarily distorted.

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