Who can benefit from Art Therapy?
Art therapists work with individuals of all ages, races, genders, and cultural/ethnic backgrounds who have psychological, social-emotional, developmental, and medical concerns, and those who are seeking mental well-being, personal and prefessional growth opportunities. The non-verbal visual expressive aspect of art therapy can be benefical for individuals who may struggle to communicate through verbal means. Art therapy blends, mental health care or treatment, art-making, the creative process, and supports our basic need for self-expression. Art therapists can provide individual, group, couples, and family art therapy services, as well as work within communities and provide consulting services.