Holistic art is used in therapy to help enhance the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of individuals at various ages. The creative process involved in artistic expression can help individuals resolve conflicts and problems, develop interpersonal skills, improve behavior, reduce stress, and increase self-esteem.
Children’s art can reflect developmental, emotional, and cognitive growth. By the middle of the 20th century, hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centers have included art therapy programs as part of their curriculum. Art therapy strengthens imagination, creativity, intuition, and problem solving skills to enhance the individual’s ability to maneuver through challenges in life.
Art therapists are trained to provide patients with creative techniques and interventions to resolve mental and emotional challenges. Professionals in the field are trained in psychology and have an extensive background in counseling. The goal of holistic art therapy and creativity classes are to facilitate the growth of the client’s interpersonal skills and establish the path towards positive change.
ISLP offers expressive art and creativity classes in Beverly Hills that facilitate the growth of the individual and helps them obtain the necessary skills to lead healthy and satisfying lives in the future.