The symbolic language of art offers free expression to things often otherwise left unsaid. With the guidance of an art therapist this expression can be directed in a creative manner often alleviating previous conflicts and emotional distress.
As a creative mode of inner inquiry, art therapy opens us up to intuitive aspects of ourselves that often cannot be accessed in other modes of communication or expression.
Art therapy can be beneficial for people who wish to develop their creative capacity as an inner resource for explore meaning in their lives. The art can act much like a mirror reflecting back challenges we face, as well as opening up a path through life transitions that offers insight in a non-judgmental manner that can actually be fun. The symbolic language of art offers free expression to things often otherwise left unsaid.