Art therapy integrates the fields of human development, visual art (drawing, painting, sculpture, and other art forms), and the creative process with models of counseling and psychotherapy.
Although the sessions can be enjoyable, art therapy is much more than a recreational activity or an art lesson. Clients do not need to have any previous experience or expertise in art.
At the Cadenza Center, art therapy sessions use the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being. We believe that the creative process involved in artistic self-expression helps people to resolve conflicts and problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and achieve insight. More specifically, client benefits include: