Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that promotes healing and enriches the lives of individuals through active art-making within a safe, contained, and consistent space. Clients are not required to have any prior art experience to benefit from art therapy.
The art created throughout the sessions is not used as a diagnostic tool, but as an avenue for self-expression. The art therapist guides the client in connecting to their unconscious through a process of navigating and understanding any emerging emotional difficulties. As sometimes the journey is more important than the destination, the process of creation is emphasized over the final product.
Art is a powerful form of language. It enables us to express, communicate, and understand deep feelings that words are not always capable of defining.
Art therapy is suitable for children, adults, and seniors, and can help with:
We provide individual art therapy sessions in our Kokoro space for persons of any background, age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. We also offer group art therapy sessions for schools, community centres, elderly homes, and companies.