Freedom Creative Arts Therapy
This section tells you a little bit about the theoretical principals of creative arts therapy. Modern creative arts therapy is based upon principles developed by Virginia Axline. Creative arts counselling and therapy has emerged as a mainstream mental health profession.
Every therapist offering creative arts psychotherapy should be a member of a professional membership body such as the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. (BACP)
BACP: click this link to learn more
Creative Arts Therapy
In applying these principles a therapist uses a comprehensive Creative Arts Therapy Kit which will enable the therapist to worth with the client in a safe, non judgmental and creative way.
The main tools a Creative Arts Therapist may use in the session
- Creative Visualisation, also known as Guided Imagery
- Art - Drawing and Painting
- Therapeutic Storytelling
- Sandtray Therapy
- Dance and Movement
In Creative Arts Therapy, tools are selected depending on the needs of the client.