Creative Arts Therapy

A collection of Creative Arts Therapy information and inspirations!
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step by step eye tutorial by creative_carrah

Carrah Aldridge on Instagram: “Check my last few posts~ Soo many of you have asked for a step by step eye tutorial thing, so here it is. (this is my stylized eye,…”

Keep your kids busy this summer with this fun art craft! - A girl and a glue gun

Keep your kids busy this spring break! - A girl and a glue gun

Amazing book to teach and review art concepts.

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Garden Art --Beads strung on bracelet memory wire and hung w/ a bell on the end

Instructions for a Spiral Bead Mobile | eHow

Emotions in Our Bodies Activity: This interventions works best with clients who are experiencing somatic symptoms due to intense emotions that they are denying or holding in (ex.a boy who says his father’s death doesnt bother him who gets stomach aches). Make sure you have established a relationship with the client and you feel this activity is clinically indicated before attempting.


25 gratitude journal prompts with questions and ideas to help make journal writing easy. Free PDF bookmark printable to keep the list handy in your journal.

25 Gratitude Journal Prompts and Ideas - good things Realized

Rockin' Records - Recycled Art Project for Kids

Rockin' Records - Easy Art Project for Kids - Meri Cherry

Healing Dolls as Therapeutic Art Therapy Intervention

Healing Dolls as therapeutic Art Therapy intervention

Parenting workshop

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On feeling like you’re suffocating: | This Student Took Chilling Photos To Show What Anxiety Feels Like

This Student Took Chilling Photos To Show What Anxiety Feels Like

A few different printable superhero designs. These would be great for the board in our room because the kids looooove all things superhero!

Transition Superheroes - Teaching Ideas and Resources

Mind-Body Healing Through the Arts: Doll Making in Art Therapy | The New School

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Easy DIY Scrapbook Ideas and Projects | Use Real Leaves by DIY Ready at

Cool DIY Scrapbook Ideas You Must Add To Your Projects

Art Therapy Directive Task - Dealing with Emotions: Think of different emotions that you commonly experience, both positive and negative, and write each one at the top of a peice of A4 paper and create images for each one.

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Head collage. This image evokes several prompts...way to explore thoughts and maybe even distorted/automatic thoughts.

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Super easy drawing ideas and activities for kids

15 Incredibly Easy Drawing Ideas for Kids

MASLOW'S HIERARCHY of NEEDS by Angela Duncan @ flickr

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person centered therapy handouts - Google Search

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Art Therapy Ideas. Art therapy uses art to heal people of all ages, and can improve the emotional, mental, and physical state of most people.

10+ Art Therapy Ideas

Use glue, salt, and watercolor. The glue makes the colors rise from the paper and the salt creates a 'starburst' look.


Put down masking tape before doodling and painting. Remove and then journal in the spaces. Cool idea!

Peony and Parakeet: Masking Tape Magic

Recovery Journey Cards

Recovery Journey Cards

How to Make a Vision Board: Good activity for building self-concept and motivation for future with teens and pre-teens.

How to Make a Vision Board – Video Post |

I will be doing this with my teens! "You're a star" art therapy idea

10+ Art Therapy Ideas - Hative

Jedi Craft Girl: Gratitude Rocks version 1.2 Your name and positive qualities about yourself- showing gratitude for who you are :)

Jedi Craft Girl: Gratitude Rocks version 1.2