Art Therapy

The definitions of Art, Music and Drama therapy range from the trivial (a form of distraction that is an aid to relaxation) to the use of them to restore, maintain and improve emotional, physical, physiological health and well-being. Through the use of Art, Music and Drama the client’s creative process can move towards wholeness in such areas as independence, freedom to change, adaptability, balance and improving quality of life. The American Art Therapy Association describes art therapy as “a mental healthy profession that uses the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of individuals of all ages. It is based on the belief that the creative process involved helps people to resolve conflicts and problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress, increase self-esteem and self awareness, and achieve insight.”

  • Northern Utah Counseling
  • 49 East 200 South
  • Clearfield, UT 84015

801.779.0095

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