January 2020

Internet Era: the problem of self-diagnosing

2020-01-15T11:12:45-05:00

  In 1952, the creation of the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM) revolutionized how we viewed and treated psychological issues. For the first time, we had a classification system that allowed us to better understand and diagnose mental disorders. DSM V is the most recent version of this diagnostic tool. As the [...]

Internet Era: the problem of self-diagnosing2020-01-15T11:12:45-05:00

April 2019

Training Parents for Anxiety disorders!

2019-04-15T20:14:10-04:00

With the rapid increase of child and adolescent cases of anxiety, parents are scrambling trying to help their children from falling deeper. Some of the most widely used methods of coping with anxiety are cognitive behavioral therapy and art therapy as well as common medications. Although there is evidence that both approaches work, only half [...]

Training Parents for Anxiety disorders!2019-04-15T20:14:10-04:00

December 2016

Art Therapy for Art Therapists!

2022-05-24T07:40:57-04:00

Many of us, art therapists, go through intensive art therapy programs/training without ever take a moment to pause; to dig deeply into our thoughts, feelings, behaviours, motivations and asking why. While we may be overwhelmed after running a support group for cancer patients or after a day working with kids in palliative care, we might [...]

Art Therapy for Art Therapists!2022-05-24T07:40:57-04:00

March 2013

ART THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER IN MONTREAL

2017-07-10T16:15:32-04:00

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 MONTREAL2017-07-10T16:15:32-04:00

About Art Therapist

2022-05-24T08:03:01-04:00

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 Therapist2022-05-24T08:03:01-04:00

What is art therapy?

2017-07-10T16:27:20-04:00

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?2017-07-10T16:27:20-04:00
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