Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 2013

ART THERAPY FOR SENIORS WITH ALZHEIMER’S

2017-07-10T16:14:07+00:00

Seniors facing early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s usually suffer from boredom, powerlessness, and loneliness.  Therefore, art activities for seniors with Alzheimer’s should aim at improving their quality of life in the years they struggle with this disease. Art therapists working with this population focus on strengthening the remaining cognitive and physical abilities of elderlies instead of [...]

ART THERAPY FOR SENIORS WITH ALZHEIMER’S 2017-07-10T16:14:07+00:00

ART THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER IN MONTREAL

2017-07-10T16:15:32+00:00

Studies have shown that art therapy as well as play therapy with children with cancer have positive effects on their mood, as they alleviate fear and enhance quality of social life. Creativity, spontaneity, and freedom that come with art activities allow children with cancer to destroy, create, and recreate negative experiences that are associated with [...]

ART THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER IN MONTREAL 2017-07-10T16:15:32+00:00

About Art Therapist

2017-07-10T16:18:23+00:00

As an art therapist, I provide therapy services for children with special needs (Autism, Down Syndrome, vision/hearing impaired, developmental disabilities, etc), as well as children, adolescents, adults, and seniors in Montreal, Laval, West Island, LaSalle, Lachine, and Brossard. With art therapy, I help the clients reestablish connection with their creative minds to cope with their [...]

About Art Therapist 2017-07-10T16:18:23+00:00

Art therapy for Kids

2017-07-10T16:23:41+00:00

If you are looking for a child psychologist for your kid, you may consider art therapy beforehand. An art therapist, specialised in working with children, can help your kid re-experience his/her daily problems and issues through the help of art activities, play, story-telling, role-play with poppets, etc. In most of the cases, your kid does [...]

Art therapy for Kids 2017-07-10T16:23:41+00:00

Who can benefit from art therapy?

2017-07-10T16:25:50+00:00

Children, adolescents, families, parents, adults, and seniors can benefit from this modality of therapy individually or as part of a group. Art therapy could be used to treat the following: anxiety, depression, substance abuse and other addictions, family and relationship issues, anger and aggressive behaviour, domestic violence, social and emotional difficulties related to disability and [...]

Who can benefit from art therapy? 2017-07-10T16:25:50+00:00

What is art therapy?

2017-07-10T16:27:20+00:00

Art therapy refers to the use of visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, and others forms of art) and creativity in the process of counselling or psychotherapy. This technique may be used to improve mental health and psychological distress, and physical and emotional well-being. Art therapy enables individuals to develop the organisation of their psychological and [...]

What is art therapy? 2017-07-10T16:27:20+00:00