Frequently Asked

 

Questions

What is Art Therapy?

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Art therapy is the process of clients, facilitated by the art therapist, using art media, creativity, and the resulting artwork to explore their feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem. A goal in art therapy is to improve or restore a client’s functioning and his or her sense of personal well-being.

 

What Payment Methods are Accepted?

 

We accept private pay, grant funding may also be available. 

 

Do Clients have to be Artists?

No art experience is required! Our therapists customize each client's care plan to suit their individual needs and interests!

 

What types of Art do Art Therapists do?

 

Art therapy encompasses many different mediums including painting, sculpting, drawing, photography, digital art, and pottery. 

 

What Education Must an Art Therapist Have?

 

Art therapists must complete a master's degree and fulfill post-graduate art therapy experience requirements in order to become certified by the Art Therapy Credentials Board. 

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