These are treatments involving creative arts.
We embrace these goals in creative arts treatments:
- Strengthen the ego
- Cathartic experience
- Expression of emotions
- Controlling of urges
- Improving relationship skills
- Using art as a means of escape
Art therapy can be exercised individually or in groups.
It is an effective assistant method in psychosis as well as in child, neurotic and psychosomatic patients. Bed ridden and diminished patients especially require to yet have a hard time expressing themselves. Many patients who spent years in hospital have testified that creating during art therapy have benefited them in getting satisfaction through creative activities and socializing.