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Art & Music Therapy

Welcome to the world of art therapy at the Trauma Therapy Center. Our experienced art therapists are here to guide you on a journey of self-discovery and healing through the transformative power of art. As accredited professionals, we bring trust, expertise, and a wealth of education to our practice. Using art therapy, we aim to help you express your emotions, reduce stress, enhance self-awareness, and process trauma. Explore the incredible benefits of art therapy and start your path to healing today.

What Is Art Therapy?

Art therapy is a mental health profession used to help clients use artistic expression to process thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Art therapy helps you improve mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. Art therapy is versatile in that it can be used in a variety of mental health settings and is used to treat an array of psychological conditions.

What Does an Art Therapist Do?

With the guidance of a trained art therapist, art therapy helps you express your emotions in a way that doesn’t require words. This process opens up a lot of things that are often left unsaid or unfelt. Your counselor will help you interpret your work with a series of guiding questions. Through art therapy, you can learn things about yourself and your feelings while having a safe way to process deep-rooted emotions.

Art therapy has a significant influence on the brain including:

Art therapy has been shown to have significant benefits for clients with many mental health conditions. Even for clients who are not struggling with anything specific, art therapy can help you learn about yourself and grow.

How Does Art Therapy Work

How Does Art Therapy Work?

Art therapy is a way to help you identify and express your emotions safely and creatively.

Here’s how art therapy generally works:

Art therapy is led by a trained and skilled therapist at the Trauma Therapy Center, who provides a safe and supportive environment for fostering your creativity. Even if you are not an artist, you will be guided throughout the process and create something meaningful.

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“In my experience, the most effective aspect of therapy is the therapeutic relationship. Establishing trust between a client and clinician is the first step to healing.”

Why Is Art Therapy Important?

Art therapy holds significance for multiple reasons including:

Art therapy has significant beneficial effects on reducing trauma symptoms and improving self-esteem. According to a research article published in Frontiers Psychology, art therapy was found to be effective in reducing the symptoms of CPTSD in adults, with participants reporting reductions in PTSD symptoms of up to 60%.

Is Art Therapy Covered by Insurance?

Art therapy is covered by most insurance providers. Contact your insurance policy directly to find out if art therapy is covered under your plan.

Is Art Therapy Evidence-Based?

Yes, art therapy has been researched and proven to be effective for:

Art therapy is highly effective for clients of all ages and backgrounds. Art therapy is often used in combination with other talk therapies. Talk to your therapist to find out more information about how art therapy can help you.

What Is Music Therapy?

Music therapy is a therapeutic practice used by board-certified therapists to help you overcome mental, emotional, and physical challenges. Music therapists guide you through the use of music for emotional release to improve your overall quality of life and achieve specific therapeutic goals.

What Is Music Therapy Used For?

Some diagnoses music therapy is used for include:

Music therapy is highly individualized so it is important to talk to your therapist about your music therapy treatment plan.  Music therapy is highly versatile and adaptable, which means it can be used for a wide range of mental health conditions.

What Is Music Therapy Used For?

How Does Music Therapy Affect the Brain?

Music therapy has been shown to have significant positive effects on the brain. Some positive effects of music therapy include:

Music therapy for trauma should be performed by a licensed mental health professional in a safe and controlled setting.

How Does Music Therapy Help Alzheimer’s?

Music therapy can help with Alzheimer’s through:

Art therapy at the Trauma Therapy Center in West Palm Beach offers a unique, transformative journey of healing. Our experienced art therapists are dedicated to helping you express your emotions, reduce stress, and enhance self-awareness. Don’t miss the chance to experience the profound benefits of art therapy. Reach out to us today.

Page Modified on Mar 3, 2024 by Liz Chelak (Trauma Therapist)

The information on this website is to provide a general information. In no way does any of the information provided reflect a definitive treatment advice. It is important to consult a best in class trauma counselor in WPB regarding ANY questions or issues. A thorough evaluation should ALWAYS be performed for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Be sure to call your local trauma therapist, to schedule a assessment.