Art therapy can help people feel better in a number of ways:

  • It is a natural form of expression, especially for children
  • It enables us to express our thoughts and feelings more easily
  • It focuses on strengths and abilities
  • It is accessible to more people than just verbal therapy
  • Increasing our creativity can boost our self-esteem
  • It can develop self-awareness and self-empowerment
  • It can reduce stress, depression, and anxiety
  • It can improve our interpersonal skills
  • It enhances our mind-body connection
  • It can increase our sense of meaning and help us find our purpose

Art therapy is very inclusive and accessible for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Anyone can benefit from art therapy and creativity is good for everyone!