Certified Provider By The American Art Association
Cristina Blain, MA, ATR
National Art Psychotherapist
Art Therapy is mental health approach for counseling/therapy combinging talk as in traditional therapy and clinical art making directives to deepen the the therapy process. Art Therapy is guided by an Art Therapists who shall be registered with American Art Therapy Association (ie ATR+their number) for a title of "Art Therapist" to provide "Art Therapy Services". Licensed/Registered Art Therapists complete a graduate / PH.D degree with a specialization of how to to use to catalyze the therapy process.
Why Would Anyone Choose Art Therapy
As Their Counseling Approach....
"I have tried all types of counseling and they don't seem to work "
"I just feel so stuck trying to start any type of counseling and I need to"
"I feel like a blob so can anything help?"
"I just can't find the right therapist that really gets me"
" Ignoring my issues for years isn't working now but would I fall apart if I worked on that?"
" It is complicated and I don't know what the problem is ...how can I talk about it then?"
"I need to find out what keep causing all this havoc in my life"
"My child needs counseling yet its hard to find a therapist that can help"
"My child hates therapy so how do I find a therapist that can help?"
"If past counseling has not worked out for you for one reason or another, don't give up. Trying a new approach might be your answer to finding counseling that helps".
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"Art Therapy is for anyone who desires deep emotional healing, wants to break toxic cycles and habits, and are ready to try to create the life you always imagined".
Common Questions When Trying Art Therapy As A New Counseling Approach
I am not artistic?
No problem, and you will see what I mean and feel so much relief.
Seems too out there?
Most people do. Then again do you really have anything to lose giving a new a new approach a try?
Can I bring my spirituality into my therapy process?
Yes, I want you to.
My child won't go to therapy
Very common concern. I provide parents coaching for their child's first appointment to avoid meltdowns.
I am not sure if my insurance will cover it
Let's find out-most do.
Will Art Therapy work for my issue or struggle?
Art therapy is appropriate for mental health concerns. It's important we talk about this upfront to be sure I am good match to help you heal.