Common uses of art therapy include:

  • People under losts of stress or pressure may use art as therapy.
  • Someone who has mental health problems can use art therapy.
  • Someone with learning disabilities or difficulties can use art as therapy.
  • Children or young adults having problems in school can use art therapy.
  • Kids, teenagers, or adults with personal problems can benefit from using art therapy.
  • Those with more serious issues such as:  utism, brain injuries, eating disorders, cancer, PTSD, depression, etc.

Art Therapy facilitated by a professional art therapist, supports personal and relational treatment goals as well as community concerns.  Art therapy is used to improve cognitive and sensorimotor functions, foster self-esteem and self-awareness, cultivate emotional resilience, promote insight, enhance social skills, reduce and resolve conflicts and distress, and advance societal and exological change.  See more on this topic at AATA.