I just watched this video of a Ted talk about play therapy with traumatised children. Although I am not a trained play therapist, I use toys and the essence of play in my art therapy practice with all children, adolescents, and adults. I see play as the key to allowing ourselves to relax and be in… Continue reading The value of play therapy with children who have been traumatised.
The use of photographs in art therapy
Photographs can be used in therapy in many ways and there is a very good website dedicated to phototherapy which includes articles and examples of the work that photo-therapist’s engage in. https://phototherapy-centre.com/more-information/#history I have found that using photographs in art therapy groups provides an enjoyable way of sharing ideas related to our choice… Continue reading The use of photographs in art therapy
Reasons for Art and relevance to Therapy
I am well aware of the improvements that creativity can bring to people’s well being, and how using the right side of the brain can allow us to access our subconscious and our inner needs. It seems that this is accepted by people who work in some areas of the health system, but what I… Continue reading Reasons for Art and relevance to Therapy
I found this colour symbolism chart on an inspirational art therapy blog, link below.
Color Meanings & Symbolism Charts
Guided Meditation: Ball of light
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Photo credit Denis Smith There is an inner space in each of us that is quiet, and weightless and timeless. Stress causes us to fall out of touch with this space and focus on juggling all the countless tasks that life throws at us, and we forget to just be…
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