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. These are designed to connect to our creative
brain through the use art and promote proactive, multi-level and multi-dimensional
platform for wellness and development.
The Purpose 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
Therapies through appropriate
use of visual art has been one of the oldest, proven and most effective
form of wellness, healing and expression. No medication is required
but healing can cure some physical illness like migraine. Evidence of such
creative art therapies can be traced from the visual images created inside
the cave in the past. Visual art is a significant process and important
for human development and evolution because it is used to communicate,
to express, to record events, and to heal from psychological wounds or
In the modern era, creative
art therapies are given to balance our lives, to improve the quality of
life, to heighten awareness, to express, to bond, to strengthen a
team, to find new ideas, to find strength, to resolve conflict or mental
disorders, to heal mind and body, and many others.
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.
Art Therapy References and
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Here are some feedback and
comments about our Creative Art Therapies services.
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...