The Role of Art Therapy in Pediatric Rehabilitation - Kinetic Kids, Inc. - Dilworth Community in Charlotte, NC
By Danielle N. Rubeo, PT, DPT What is Art Therapy? According to the American Art Therapy Association, art therapy uses art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork to explore feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, and foster self-awareness. All children are capable of being creative and that creativity can be used to express how they …
“I was afraid I was going to die:” Healing from cancer through Art Therapy
WAUWATOSA (WITI) -- Surviving cancer can be a long and grueling process, but through art, patients are finding peace. One local survivor has made it her mission to help others. "I was afraid I was going to die when I was diagnosed with cancer," said Laurell Scholz.
Dealing with breast cancer is a life changing experience, and for many in Lebanon, it’s a private battle. But two women are working to change that, using art to improve the lives of patients and survivors.
Art therapy program offers emotional healing, self-expression at Children's of Alabama
When patients are going through treatments at Children's Hospital of Alabama or faced with a terminal illness, they sometimes are unable to process all their feelings and emotions surrounding their illness. The Hope and Cope Psychosocial Program provide art and other mediums to let children explore and work through their feelings in a supportive and creative environment.