About Art Therapy

Art therapy enriches the lives of individuals,
families, and communities, through active art-making, creative process, applied
psychological theory, and human experience within a psychotherapeutic relationship.

In simpler terms, it is using art to help unlock things about ourselves with the ultimate goals
of fostering self-esteem and self-awareness, promoting insight, and distressing.

Often times, art therapy is implemented as an alternative form of communication– a nonverbal

These are the subject matters this 4-week class will cover


Unleash your inner artist

Project description: In this abstract painting session I will be sharing with you my personal techniques that I have used in my painting journey.  These techniques have changed my entire reality and have also revolutionized my creative thought-process and the way I see life as a whole.  I can’t wait for you to create your very own abstract masterpiece.

Therapeutic/ expressionary value

I will be creating an open platform for you to be able to express yourself in unimaginable ways thus experiencing deep sense of contentment and connection with the creative you


Project description:  A Zentangle drawing is an abstract drawing created using repetitive patterns– almost like a complex doodling strategy. 




Scribble Drawing

Project description: I will draw a random squiggle in the middle of a blank piece of paper. You will use your imagination to incorporate the squiggle into a drawing. 

Therapeutic/ expressionary value

 This project is really quick and open ended, thus encouraging you to think spontaneously and with a wild imagination. The project is very stress-free so you can do this just to warm up or just to get your mind going. 

If I Were a Superhero

Project description: You will draw yourself as superheros. Each thing that you draw should represent an ability that would want to have if you could (i.e. flying, super strength). You can