Art Therapy : creativity connecting you to health and wellbeing
Web Of Life Art Therapy service supports growth, emotional intelligence and resilience in children and adults so that we can become the best we can be. Working with the head, the hands and the heart, Art Therapy helps us grow our connection to ourselves, our emotions, and our ability to communicate clearly. When we our best selves, we can relate to others more easily too, and can enjoy life to the full. There is a future where we are all better able to adapt with resilience to whatever life throws at us, and to thrive. Together we can make this world a reality, one creative act at a time.
There has been some research done to explore how trauma effects the brain. It has been found that when people are triggered into trauma, their ability to process language is severely diminished. This explains how terror can be wordless, and why it can be so hard to describe traumatic experiences and feelings. This is why art therapy is so brilliant and can reach places inside that can’t be got to through talking. It offers an avenue for healing when other roads feel like dead ends. This is an article about using art therapy to help heal trauma.
‘Everything responsible for our human existence is due to an anonymous multitude of others who lived before us, whose acheivements hae been bestowed upon us as gifts.’
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“We are wired for growing and healing. We are shaped by a deep desire to be known, seen, and recognised, as we strive to come into contact with parts of ourselves that are frozen.”
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