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Art Therapy Unit

​An internationally recognized and regulated profession, art therapy is a type of psychological treatment that uses visual art making within a therapeutic relationship to help patients with emotional challenges, mental health problems, and other psychiatric conditions. Art therapy can also improve and inform physical, mental and emotional well-being. 

Clinical Services

Art therapy can help people with psychological issues to resolve conflicts, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress, increase self-esteem and achieve insight. These are performed through integrative modalities that draw expertise from art therapy, psychodynamic and solution focus frameworks and approach. Other valuable benefits that can be gain from engaging in art therapy sessions are: 
  • Aid in identifying and clarifying issues and concerns
  • Identify blocks to emotional expression and personal growth.
  • Increase ability to verbalise and express complicated feelings.
  • Improvement in communication skills. 
  • Develop healthy coping skills 
  • Improve self-esteem and confidence
  • Share in a safe nurturing environment
  • Explore imagination and creativity