DBT is used with art therapy techniques by many art therapists. Art provides exploration of personal experiences without judgment.
A therapy group provides a different dynamic where a part of the healing process is derived through shared experiences with group members and group support.
In art therapy, adolescents can be free to use symbols and imagery to explore their emotions and developing thoughts about their identity.
As a therapist, social media provides you with a unique ability to directly market your private practice to your potential clients.
Chronic unemployment may not be a primary reason that many therapists see clients, however, it can form a part of a client’s overall background.
Analyzing your website statistics is an integral part of your business in terms of determining the effectiveness of your website to send you new clients.
Working with personality disorders can be complex as there is a vast range of personality traits and experiences in our lives that form our personality.
Anger is an emotion that is experienced across all ages. This expression differs as we develop more knowledge about social norms and expression of anger.
A newsletter provides you with a way in which to talk about your art therapy practice as well as provide information that your readers may find beneficial.
Gambling has a strong reward component for individuals as they often seek to strengthen wins and compensate for any losses.
A workflow helps establish the steps in your social media marketing. All steps in the workflow are completed as efficiently and quickly as possible.
Therapists use tools and resources in our practice to facilitate creative work. Creating your own products can help the clients you specifically work with.
Treatment for hoarding is usually a long term process as behaviours are ingrained and insight into the negative aspects of hoarding is often limited.
A business plan should be written to encourage you to take action on developing business aspects including resourcing, marketing, and financial planning.
Creating templates for your marketing resources can save you time, money, and effort. It can also help you create a consistent message about your therapy practice brand.
Therapy can help families understand the dynamics within the family and gain an understanding of how each member identifies themselves within the family.
Fertility issues can create a multitude of difficult experiences and emotions for people that arise in the pre-pregnancy stage and post-pregnancy stage.
For an art therapist, a sales funnel is the process from the time your potential client finds your practice through to their first appointment.
Planning social media involves mapping the content you want to create to promote your art therapy business, and developing a schedule to post your content.
Clients who self-harm can use art therapy as a process of expression through building tangible forms of personally held thoughts and emotions.
In this viewpoint the author makes a case for developing a clear and concise definition of art therapy that can be adopted by art therapists working across a spectrum of theoretical frameworks.
Whether you’re an art therapist with a private practice or looking to improve your productivity as a therapist working within the mental health field, planning your year has some significant benefits.
Research indicates that 1 in 10 women may experience depressive symptoms during the postpartum period. Many more will experience a spectrum of negative emotions during this period.
If you find yourself with no clients booked for appointments, don’t panic! This is the time to regroup and create a strategy that get you through the slow period.
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