Art therapy versus visual arts classes
Teo (9 years old), a new student at my art workshop this year, asked me, "What's the difference between an art therapy session and a plastic arts class?" . Relevant question from a child of his age! Why did you choose the visual arts as a leisure activity Téo? What are you looking for ?
What are the objectives and benefits of Art-Therapy ? The therapeutic activity draws on the observations made by the Art-therapist and also on the auto-evaluation of the patient him/her self. The relationship between the patient and the therapist is of the utmost importance. Modern Art-Therapy is interested in the artistic process rather than...