Creative Art Therapies
Creative Art therapies are
various form of wellness through use of creative visual means that focus
on positive mind, strength, healthy lifestyle, personal growth, personal
development, and wellness. They are designed to connecting our creative
brain through the use art and promote proactive, multi-level and multi-dimensional
platform for wellness and development.
Objectives of Creative
To use art as therapy or in
therapy to empower, enrich and enhance participants mind and body wellness
To help in search of creative
self, inner self, inner resources, team energy, team dynamic and bonding
To use arts and creativity as
developmental, educational, couple, family, siblings, and enhanced personality
and quality of life
To use art therapy as main core
psychological treatment for psychological issues such as anger, inappropriate
behaviours, depression, anxiety, fear, withdrawal, school bully, cyber
bully, stress, trauma, distress, etc.
To use art therapy with mindfulness
and meditation for therapeutic experience, spiritual journey and help in
any healing or recovery from any illness
To connect to authentic, creative
and truthful self to build our mind and body health and wellness.
To discover and in search of
our strength, talents, creativity and inner resources in order to help
us cope with life challenges.
To develop team collaboration,
team building and interpersonal bonding
To maximize our full potential
through personal growth, awareness, transformation, reflection and insights.
To improve the quality of life
Why Creative Art Therapies
appropriate use of art is one of the oldest, popular and proven form of
therapies. This form of healing could be witnessed in the visual images
created in the cave walls by human being. The result is significant and
important for human to communicate, to express, to record, and to heal
from psychological wounds or traumas. In the modern days, many people,
adult and children, have been using this form of therapy to balance their
life, to improve quality of life, to heighten their awareness, to express
their thoughts, to bond, to strengthen team, to find ideas, to find strength,
to resolve conflict or mental disorders, to heal mind and body.
Creative Art Therapies are subtle,
safe and effective therapies to express, resolve and relieve from all kinds
of pressure or stress from life. At the healing capacity, Creative Art
Therapies are possible to allow troubled mind to recover, heal or find
creative ways to tend our psychological wounds and trauma.
Creative Art Therapies connect
inner feelings and emotions and allow manifestation of our authentic feelings
and emotions without the limit of language. Art as therapy or in therapy
could be experienced during and after the process of art making. In art
therapy, no background in art is required and it is suitable for all age
Creative Art Therapies are developed
through art therapy and actively engage the creativity part of the self
to build inner resources and in search of creative ways to sooth any unresolved
issues, inner conflict and any potential struggles. They are based on theories,
concept, research and practice of creativity, art therapy and psychology
as modalities through therapeutic use of art in a safe and supportive transitional
space for nurturing the mind for a holistic wellness and healthcare. Indeed,
research has collected evidence that art therapy is an effective alternative
psychotherapy and has the capacity to heal our mind and body.
The integration of creativity-juice,
arts, art therapy and positive psychology is proven to be useful for individual
growth, strength development, wellness, team building, talent search, virtues,
strength, inner resources, creative active lifestyles, mind-body nurturing
and all areas of human potential.
Creative Art Therapies are based
on PhW = P(positivity) H(Happiness) W (Welnness).
All age group: Adult and children
with minimum age of 5
Team Building Retreat for Companies
Family, Couple or peers bonding
to benefit from Creative Art Therapies
Background in art and creativity
is not required
Open mind about creativity and
To fully benefit from Creative
Art Therapies, an open mind and active engagement in art are essential
Growth and Personal Development:
art therapies can be designed to help children or adult for personal therapy,
growth and positive self development:
Creative Art Therapist : Paul, Thiam Seng, Lee (Mr)
the wellness therapy by connecting to our inner self in a creative manner
to perform because it is not about performance and making artworks for
could choose to share their artworks when they are ready and feeling safe
to do so
approach and focus on human virtues and development
of their talents, virtues, happiness, strength, energies, resources and
your mind and body through the use of art.
subtle approach as a transitional object for inner self discovery
expand our creative inner self and inner resources
through use of non-verbal language
and personality modification for growth, wellness and socially appropriate
expressions of feelings, emotions and experiences
Team Building: Creative
art therapies are effective, fun and great way to bond a team in a creative
space. Human resources are recognized as the most important asset
of a company. Developing them with positive drive and creative team will
give the company competitive edge and sustain higher growth.
Creative art therapies can be used to treat stress, anxiety, anger, depression,
dementia, growing up struggles, life crisis, and other mental disorders.
Our mind influences our body greatly, take care of the mind and the physical
health will follow. Creative art therapies are proven to be effective,
safe and long term result. They are used for prevention on these illnesses
Therapy: Dream therapy is for those who in need to understand their
dreams and how to make remove nightmares and resolve possible conflicts
in reality and dreams.
Couple or Family Bonding
Art Therapy: Creative art therapies are recommended for couples or
families as creative communication and connection platform to help strengthen
family bond, understanding and resolving conflicts.
Healing Treatment: Creative
Art therapies are recommended for healing of psychological trauma, wounds
and difficult issues. Creative art therapies are capable of tend to our
mind and body health. One of the methods is Guided
Imagery or Guided Visualization during healing therapy.
Change: Positive therapeutic experience through the use of art in creative
art therapies allow the long term change of a person in a positive manner.
are other form of Creative Art Therapies such as 3-dimensional Art Therapy,
Animation Art Therapy, Colour Therapy, Origami Art Therapy, Mindfulness
Art Therapy, Creative Xpress Therapy, and the like. Assessment and consultation
to be done by the Chief Creative Art Therapist Mr.
medium: English or Mandarin
Lee Thiam Seng (Paul) is an artist, art therapist, and consultant based
a Master in Arts - Art Therapy with LASALLE College of the Arts
and a Bachelor Management Degree with Royal Melbourne Institute of Technologies.
He is also trained in fine arts from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA).
the founder, director and trainer of UniqArts and Technologies.
has facilitated many creative and art projects for therapeutic and developmental
for children and adult. He has experiences in running individual and group
art therapy treatment for pupils at Association for Persons with Special
Needs (APSN), women with breast cancer at KK Women's and Children's
Hospital (KKH), psychotic patients at Changi General Hospital
(CGH) Psychiatric Ward, older adults (geriatric) at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital's
(KWSH) Day Rehabilitative Center and Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH) at CGH.
Mr. Lee conducted a research at KKH with Institutional Review Board (IRB)
approval for his Master thesis: "Art Therapy as a
Modality of Healing in Stages - For Women with Breast Cancer."
Mr. Lee led many UniqArts Creative Therapies and some of the corporate
clients are Chevro, Cherie Hearts Kindergarten, Faber Castell, Health Promotion
Board, National Library Board, Singapore Police Force, Singapore Prison,
Schools, Feiyue, PCF, SBS Transit, NTUC, OAG, TOUCH Community, United Square,
is currently running his own private practice of art therapy by integrating
it into art education, creative workshop, retreat, and available for contract
consultant works for school, hospitals, corporate retreat program and institutions
in need of art therapy services.
is currently member of Advisory Council of Art
Therapy Without Borders, Inc. "a 501 (c) 3 non-profit incorporation
organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and networking purposes
to promote, develop, and support international art therapy initiatives
and the work of art therapists worldwide".
Creative Art Therapy Session:
Basic Creative Art Therapy
It is recommended for one hour
At the beginning of the session,
you will be introduced to choice of art supplies and usage
Followed by guided theme or
free expression to do art. This will make up most of the session.
At the end of the session, you
are free to share or express your creation
session (1 hour), inclusive of art supplies.
per block (8 sessions, 1 hour per session).
completed within three months from the date of registration, otherwise
it will be forfeited.
Compulsory for new participant for a basic material
(material price is subject to stock availability and subject
to change without notice)
This program is available at
site or customized program such as family bonding, team building, and retreat.
Art Therapy References and
Here are some feedback and
comments about our art therapy services.
up for yourself, your family or your staff to enjoy Creative Art Therapies
Paul, Thank you for being a wonderful art therapist. Thanks for your humble
service and commitment. May you grow in your profession and reach out to
many who are in need. With appreciation (Sir Julia)."
enjoyed myself, especially with the availability of various different medium
of art. Paul was excellent in sharing his knowledge and experiences. Thank
you Paul (Suzanah)."
Therapeutic and healing of unfinished business in the past (Jasmine)."
able to express myself unconsciously and finding out something about myself
I got to know myself better; my inner strength. I enjoy the session very
much. I wish it could be longer. I would recommend this program to
experiential and interesting. Hope to get such therapeutic workshops in
future (Mrs Cheong)."
insightful, therapeutic and calming. Learnt a lot of new things and interpretation
fun. Allowed me to recall schooldays - that was the last time I touched
paint and brush. I enjoyed expressing myself in spite of the amateurish
strokes. I enjoyed even more Paul's interpretations of the use of colors,
space, symbols, type of material and how much of it is unconscious, especially
those aspect that tell our past. His insight is deep... Thanks a million!
Thoroughly enjoyable and therapeutic, useful, applicable session! (Sally)."
therapeutic. It's has been a very long time since I touched paint (Siti
with the insights of the trainer (Mr. Ng)."
the session - quite therapeutic, enjoyed the process and quite proud of
my art piece. Realised that anyone can use art therapy, need not be an
'arty' person (Mrs. Goh)."
ambience which makes a person calm and distress. (Norzakiah)."
surfaced my strength and weaknesses and helped me dealt with my weaknesses
in unexpected ways. It surfaced my innermost fears, struggles and even
problem with my migrains, creating opportunities for further healing...
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