Looking for a Christmas gift related to art or art therapy? Browse our online Art Therapy Store! The store is hand picked with books about art therapy as well as books related to arts, photography and more. For example you, or someone you know, may want a new coffee table art book? You could get […]
The holidays can be a stressful time of year for a lot of people. Although many people are on vacation and have some time off during the holidays, it’s not always the most relaxing time. Stress during the holidays can stem from family, friends, finding gifts, holiday traffic, long lines, money…you get the idea. With […]
It’s that time of year again, when the air and leaves are crisp. It’s a colorful time for many and winter is fast-approaching. Halloween is almost here which means Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here before you know it! This Halloween let’s try a festive art activity. But first a little refresher on the history of […]
Valentine’s Day is a great time of year to do something special for someone you love. Although Valentine’s Day has become rather over-commercialized, there are still concepts from the holiday that we should apply to our everyday lives. For example, let’s talk about the concept of Love. Love is a strange beast that comes in […]
A new documentary has been released that highlights kids with disabilities and how art therapy can help them. It is an inspiring and heartwarming movie about a wonderful art teacher and some pretty amazing students and kids. It’s a very touching film and better than some of the other documentaries we’ve seen related to art […]
This is a quick update to let you know that we’re adding an Art Therapy Education section to help out those interested in becoming professional art therapists, or interested in expanding their knowledge and skills with an art therapy education. The schools section has been updated with schools from a variety of states and one […]
Photo Credit: John McCoy/Los Angeles Daily News Photographer There was a recent news story about a Woodland Hills physician, Dr. Arnold Bresky, who calls himself a “preventive gerontologist.” He’s been utilizing art therapy for patients that have Alzheimer’s and dementia. He claims he has achieved a 70% success rate with in improving his patient’s memories.
The following is a story submitted by a reader that I think is a wonderful story to share. Santilla helps out at a healing and empowerment center in New Orleans, Louisiana, where they offer safety and healing to women and children. It’s a testament to art, but also to how we can all do something […]
Angela Harrison originally left these comments on the site, but I thought they deserved to be shared and thusly their own post. There’s a few comments, but I thought they were very moving. Enjoy, and thank you Angela for sharing your story with us.
Apologies for the recent hiatus. I’ve been quite busy the last couple months and am sad that I haven’t had a chance to post as much lately. One bit of exciting news that I wanted to share is that I’ve been experimenting with Twitter as a way to communicate and promote stories and news about […]