Creative Arts Therapy
The power of the arts to heal is tremendous. It doesn’t matter if you come to creative arts therapy with experience in an arts area—such as formal schooling and a degree, taking classes, or years of a hobby or craft in which you have developed a level of skill—or if you come with no formal training in the arts but love to listen to music, or love to dance, or to draw and paint, love reading mysteries, practice meditation or mindfulness, secretly write poetry that no one reads. Creative arts therapy uses all of these arts areas and more, according to the interests and preferences of each individual client.
Some of our clients prefer focusing on more traditional talk therapy within their creative arts therapy sessions. Others opt for a stronger focus on creative arts therapy. Most clients, however, like to work using a combination. It is always the client’s choice.
Creative Arts Areas
We support our clients using multiple modalities in response to each person’s individual needs.
Creative arts areas include music and sound, painting and the visual arts, dance and movement, yoga, mindfulness, cooking and culinary arts, gardening and horticulture arts, language arts and the written and spoken word.
Support services are offered via email, video, telephone, and in combinations. Many clients, especially those who are elderly or living with chronic illness, can have difficulty accessing care and support services. Offering alternatives to the traditional in-person model makes counseling, therapy, and support more accessible. We also offer sessions in the evenings and on weekends to accommodate busy schedules.
Visit our Ambient Soundscapes & Library where you can listen to and download guided meditations, sounds of nature, mindfulness teachings, world music, & more.
Read & Download the REAT Code of Ethics of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA)
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