1.) Is art therapy covered by insurance?
We take insurance plans if they cover psychotherapy or mental health care, so kindly check with your insurance provider.
2.) Will I only make art during the session?
No; our sessions are not limited to making art. Depending on the therapist’s practice and your needs, we can incorporate mindfulness exercises, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy techniques, journaling, etc. This is why it’s important you discuss this with us to make sure you choose the art therapist who matches your needs.
3.) What kind of art materials are used during sessions?
We have different art mediums available: watercolors, colored pencils, markers, pencils, oil pastels, chalks, clay, paints, etc. If there are other materials you need to have during sessions, you can talk to your therapist about it.
4.) Should I be an artist or creative to try art therapy?
No; you don’t need to have artistic skills whatsoever. This therapy is all about navigating your emotions and expressing yourself through art. Your therapist will help you familiarise the materials and guide you all the way.
5.) How much does each session cost?
Our first session costs $60; the succeeding sessions are on a sliding scale which depends on your financial situation. You can discuss what would work best for you with your therapist during your first session.
6.) How do I know if Art Therapy is the right fit for me?
You can avail of our free 15-minute phone consultation, so we can discuss how art therapy can benefit you and meet your mental health needs to see if it’s the right one for you.
Outcomes from art therapy sessions are not definite nor guaranteed, and the extent of their effects on people vary; however, they have a number of benefits. Art therapy can help you become more aware of yourself, your thought processes, and your emotions to foster psychological wellness from within. It benefits people experiencing grief over losing a loved one, anxiety, depression, addiction, post-traumatic stress, and other mental health concerns.