Art therapy is a powerful arena for self-expression. The evolution of art therapy is seemingly proving to be an essential part of treatment. Often times art therapy is misjudged to be beneficial for only creative-like people. We have found this to be far from the truth. Art therapy, an emerging form of mental health treatment, is beneficial for everyone. Although we believe that everyone has creativity within them, we understand that not everyone is artistic. From stick figures to canvas art, art therapy allows clients to express their past, and explore the future.
Art therapy has proven to be beneficial for veterans suffering from PTSD and depression, similar symptoms of those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Studies have show reduced symptoms and higher levels of self control even after only a couple of sessions.