Art for Therapy
Art Therapy can work with individuals, couples, and groups in a variety of settings, including private counseling, hospitals, wellness centers, correctional institutions, senior centers, and other community organizations.it can help people deal with strong emotions, increase self-awareness and self-worth and decrease stress and anxiety.
Art therapy can involve a variety of creative expression including drawing, painting, coloring or sculpting, to name a few.
How does art affect the brain?
There is increasing evidence in rehabilitation medicine and the field of neuroscience that art enhances brain function by impacting brain wave patterns, emotions, and the nervous system.
Art can also raise serotonin levels. These benefits don't just come from making art, they also occur by experiencing art.
How does art improve memory?
Art provides a fun way for you and your child to express your creativity and individuality, and it can also be used as a great tool for improving memory.
You can both use art to sharpen your memorization skills by imitating what you see, using a process known as “conceptual visualization.”