What To Expect

Art therapy may be experienced as a group process or as individual counselling, in the context of a professional therapeutic relationship.

  • A variety of art media is used, including pencils, pastels, paint, chalk, clay and paper. Colour theory and technical help is available.
  • Depending on the needs of the client, the focus may be on the making of art or on discussing the art work.
  • The process of making the art is as important as the end product.
  • The emphasis of art therapy is on self-discovery and self-expression.
  • Creating art can be fun and relaxing.