Category: Experiences

We would like to share stories that arise in art therapy. Experiences that are gained, snapshots so to speak. Here we let the work speak and show what a piece of work can do to someone and also vice versa: what someone can do with a piece of work. It literally gives a picture of what art therapy can mean. The experiences are all anonymous and in no way traceable to the person who made the work.

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Growth

In the therapy group we reflect on an important moment/an important experience from last month. As always, she draws flowers, something from nature.She says that she is currently taking care of her sick mother.… Lees meer.

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Survival

Today in the therapy group we reflect on where (and how) you are in your life in relation to all your tasks and other people around you. She draws herself as floating on a… Lees meer.

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Art Journaling – Circles

Have you ever thought about art journaling? A sketchbook in which you make a drawing every day. It doesn’t have to be big or long. A moment for yourself, a moment to reflect on… Lees meer.

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I’m so done with this!

How are you doing? We make a small collage about it with a color in the background that matches your mood, a face, different eyes and a different mouth. Everyone in the group is… Lees meer.

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Tenderness

Today in therapy, everyone works on a self-chosen theme. They have written this in the corner on their paper and an abstract drawing is made within that theme using oil pastel. What they don’t… Lees meer.

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Letting go of borders..

Today in therapy, everyone works on a self-chosen theme. They have written this in the corner on their paper and an abstract drawing is made within that theme using oil pastel. What they don’t… Lees meer.

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No more acting

In the therapy group, we consider what you show of yourself to others and what you do not show. She talks about how she shows herself beautiful and happy, how beautiful her house and… Lees meer.

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Outside the box

This week we reflect on an important moment from last month. This may have been a moment in which you learned something new about yourself, a moment to remember, something to hold on to… Lees meer.

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Dark heart

In the therapy group we reflect on our heart – what does it look like on the inside? We use oil pastel chalk for the drawing and then the background is colored with ecoline.… Lees meer.