10+ Art Therapy Ideas
Art therapy uses art to heal people of all ages, and can improve the emotional, mental, and physical state of most people.
Sit together and do gratitude mandelas.
Use a circular cardboard cutout in the center for the foundation. Any type of glue can be used to hold it together.
Put words that can hurt(ugly, not good enough, stupid..etc) on toilet paper roll. Then bandage(and use colorful bandaids) it up and write words that heal(lovable, worthy,strong etc.). Discussion can be words that hurt coming from others and from self and words that can help us feel good about self.
Find words that form a mini story or poem and black out the rest.
The art idea(“Inside My Head”) was used to ask children to do in the 1980s.
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Think self portrait with bio. combining art and journal therapy in a beautiful way.
The empathy response art is the idea of sharing the feeling of another — to feel with, or to feel alongside someone else. It is not only useful for therapist-client relationships, but it can also be very helpful for both parents and children.