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Therapeutic Approaches

Art Therapy

At Georgia Family Therapy, we understand that words can sometimes fall short in expressing the complexities of our thoughts and emotions. That's where Art Therapy comes in, offering a different path to self-expression and healing. With Art Therapy, you can communicate and explore your feelings in a non-verbal yet profoundly meaningful way.

What is Art Therapy?

Art Therapy is a form of psychotherapy that integrates the use of art-making and creative processes with traditional therapeutic techniques. It is a unique approach to mental health that helps to express and explore emotions, reduce stress, improve self-esteem, and manage behavior and addictions. Art Therapy can help individuals reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior, and increase self-esteem.

How does Art Therapy Work?

In Art Therapy sessions, individuals are encouraged to explore their emotions and express themselves through various forms of art, such as drawing, painting, collage, and sculpting. The focus is not on the aesthetic value of the art but rather the process of creation and the exploration of feelings, thoughts, and experiences that it fosters.

Under the guidance of a trained art therapist, clients can find new perspectives, develop coping mechanisms, and build resilience. Art Therapy provides a safe, non-judgmental environment where individuals can let their creativity speak their truth.

Who can Art Therapy Benefit?

Art Therapy is beneficial for people of all ages — from children and adolescents to adults and seniors. It can be particularly helpful for those who find it difficult to express their feelings verbally, including those who have experienced trauma, people with mental health issues, individuals with learning disabilities, and children with behavioral or social problems.

How can Art Therapy Help you Reach your Goals?

Art Therapy can serve as a powerful tool for self-discovery and self-improvement. Through the process of creating and reflecting on the art, individuals can gain insight into their emotional state, understand and resolve conflicts, develop interpersonal skills, reduce stress, and achieve a better sense of self.

At Georgia Family Therapy, our skilled art therapists will guide you on this creative journey towards healing and growth. Whether you're exploring personal struggles or aiming to enhance your mental well-being, Art Therapy can offer a unique pathway towards reaching your therapy goals and experiencing personal transformation.

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Challenges Addressed

Cancer & Other Illnesses

Physical & Sexual Abuse


Relational Issues

Divorce & Domestic Violence

Grief & Loss

Social Skills

Emotion Dysregulation

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