What is Art Therapy?
- Art therapy combines the creative process of art-making with traditional clinical counseling methods and psychological theory
- Art is used to provide alternate forms of communication, promote psychological growth, explore different parts of the self, increase self-awareness and stimulate the whole brain
What Are Some of the Outcomes of Art Therapy?
- An improved sense of well-being
- A greater self-awareness
- More effective management of emotions
- Reduced anxiety
- Decreased feelings of depression
- Increased feelings of connectedness and belonging
Who Conducts Art Therapy?
- To conduct art therapy in the State of Texas, a clinician must be a registered art therapist (ATR or ATR-P) and hold a master's degree or higher in clinical mental health & art therapy
- The Art Therapy Credentials Board governs the ethical and competent treatment of clients through the credentialing of art therapy professionals (https://www.atcb.org/)
Harmony's Art Therapy Director
Harmony's Founder, Tressie Seegers MA, LPC, ATR-P is the founder & clinical director of My Favorite Day, PLLC that is partnered with Harmony to provide individual counseling, art therapy and BCBA behavioral support services. She facilitates group projects for Harmony clients in addition to individual one-to-one sessions by appointment only to both neurodivergent and neurotypical populations. One does not have to be a Harmony client to schedule individual sessions with Tressie. For more information, please fill out the contact form below. To find out more about My Favorite Day PLLC, visit their website at www.myfavoriteday.org