Do you believe art therapy benefits the individual to cope and express themselves with PTSD or learning disabilities?

Posted by: messinghaml

Looking to see peoples opinions on whether they believe art therapy has a positive effect on those who use it.

  • Yes

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  • I've heard that it can help with some mental illness. Personally I don't think it could help me. But it seems to help my dad and I've read a few reports about it helping psychopaths. So I assume it could help people suffering from PTSD. Though I'm unsure about it aiding people with learning disabilities.

  • It has the potential to bridge the gap between the conscious and unconscious mind giving conventional therapists a means to extract the damage and begin the healing process. Plus, who doesn't feel better after using their own creativity to manifest thought and expression into something visible, or audible?

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