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August 2020

Art Therapy for People on the Autism Spectrum (ASD)

2020-08-16T13:34:03+00:00

  Art helps people communicate ideas and creating art with people allows a glimpse of their inner world. Art therapy can be very beneficial for people with Autism for creating art helps them relate to objects and practice communicating in a way that challenges them but is not overwhelming. For individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder [...]

Art Therapy for People on the Autism Spectrum (ASD) 2020-08-16T13:34:03+00:00

July 2020

Who Uses Art Therapy?

2020-07-22T14:05:42+00:00

Art Therapy is a modality, where disciplines of art and psychology are combined to help individuals overcome emotional and psychological challenges to improve their well-being and daily functionality. Art Therapy uses the creative process, pieces of the created art, and exploring deeper thoughts and emotions to develop self-awareness, cope with difficult emotions, and address unresolved [...]

Who Uses Art Therapy? 2020-07-22T14:05:42+00:00

May 2020

Five Common Myths about Online therapy with Children

2020-07-22T13:55:47+00:00

Many parents, who had children in therapy, decided to postpone therapy sessions until they could see the therapist in-person. While their hesitation to have online therapy for their child is absolutely comprehendible, this article tends to provide some clarification on the general believes that online therapy may not be as effective for children. Let's remind [...]

Five Common Myths about Online therapy with Children 2020-07-22T13:55:47+00:00

Five Common Myths about Online therapy with Children

2020-07-22T14:03:55+00:00

  Children can’t be engaged or they get distracted: this is only true in the case where the therapist doesn’t have enough experience or doesn’t have the skills to adjust her approach to an online platform. With the use of the right tools and activities, children remain engage and can use their creativity into place [...]

Five Common Myths about Online therapy with Children 2020-07-22T14:03:55+00:00

Finding the New Normal During a Pandemic

2020-05-27T16:41:58+00:00

  It is no secret that COVID-19 has changed all of our lives and has left a lot of individuals (children and adults) in distress as it has made us make extreme adjustments to our day-to-day activities. The uncertainty of the situation has been causing higher levels of stress for many families. From worrying about [...]

Finding the New Normal During a Pandemic 2020-05-27T16:41:58+00:00

April 2020

What does childhood anxiety predict?

2020-04-28T15:00:12+00:00

The negative impacts of childhood anxiety on adolescent and adult mental health have been studied by numerous researchers. Many child and adolescent therapists agree that childhood anxiety, if not treated, negatively impacts individuals later on in life. We have heard from many of our teenage clients that they used to feel this way [anxious, stressed, [...]

What does childhood anxiety predict? 2020-04-28T15:00:12+00:00

Being a parent during a pandemic!

2020-04-20T14:18:59+00:00

It is no secret that COVID-19 has changed all of our lives and has left a lot of individuals (children and adults) in distress as it has made us make extreme adjustments to our day-to-day activities. The uncertainty of the situation has been causing higher levels of stress for many families. From worrying about jobs, [...]

Being a parent during a pandemic! 2020-04-20T14:18:59+00:00

March 2020

Strengthening Emotional Ties : Parent(s)-Child Art Therapy

2020-03-12T19:02:31+00:00

One of the main goals of individual art therapy sessions for children is to improve the family dynamics and to work with parents in a systemic way to eventually help the client (child) to overcome emotional and/or behavioral distress. Art therapists acknowledge the importance of working with parents even though they may spend more time [...]

Strengthening Emotional Ties : Parent(s)-Child Art Therapy 2020-03-12T19:02:31+00:00

Improving Social Problem Solving Skills in Children

2020-03-01T21:29:04+00:00

  Problem-solving skills are one of the most important life skills that children need to develop. The use of these skills is evident in children’s play, math and science performance, social interactions, etc. Certain characteristics will interfere with the development of these necessary skill. Among them are lack of self-esteem, self-confidence, shyness and inhibition, anxiety, [...]

Improving Social Problem Solving Skills in Children 2020-03-01T21:29:04+00:00