5 Myths about Arts Therapy

Creative Arts can be a powerful therapeutic tool for lasting and meaningful change. Yet, the field of Art Therapy is often misunderstood. Let’s explore 5 myths about Arts Therapy. Myth 1:  Art Therapy is like an art class, where you learn to make art. Reality:...

Inside an art therapy class

Are you considering art therapy as a career move? Take a look inside an art therapy class, as Dr. Kay Gravell explains how creative arts therapies are taught and practiced… One of the early activities that students do in the Bachelor of Arts Therapy at Ikon...

What is Art Therapy?

Art Therapy isn’t talk therapy with art. It is actually quite different. Let’s answer the question “what is art therapy?”… Art Therapy considers the medium, the symbols, and imagery as an alternate language, and the therapy involves the process...

Do I have to be good at art to study Arts Therapy?

A common misconception about Art Therapy is that you have to be good at art! To help de-bunk this myth, we’ve helped by listing 14 Art Therapy Activities easy enough to do at home! So invite your creative side out to dance with these art therapy ideas…   1.  Design a...