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Expressive/Creative Arts Therapy

Expressive/Creative Arts Therapy


Expressive arts therapy is used with art, music, dance and various other art forms to bring out feelings from the person. This encourages self discovery and emotional healing. It's a two part process with the creativity of the art, and the meaning behind what is created. Expressive or Creative Arts Therapy is a natural form of communication, with the assumption that visual, and images are symbols that are most accessible. They are encouraged to create and bring out their feelings through self expression; feelings that they are unable to talk about. After the art work is completed it is talked about with the therapist.