Art is an unique form of therapy that is subtle, powerful and effective. Art
Therapy is available for children, adult, community, institution, hospitals, and Corporation. Our specialised
Art therapy program integrated with creative service is available for child development,
family bonding, team building, dementia care, healing and treatment for phyiscal and
psychological wellness. Art therapy is by trained and experienced Art Therapist and Consultant from UniqArts and
About Art TherapyArt
Therapy is a visual form of therapy that is effective
rejuvenation and healing
because art gives us strength, resilience, resourcefulness, mindfulness, healing and
from any illnesses, both physical and psychological. It is because Art enages our mind and body actively to sooth, cleanse and
cure us completely. Art is using visual language without border or limitation of verbal or written form of languages.
What Art Therapy is not..It
is not an Art
Therapy for the following: taking art lessons, art and craft
attending art workshop, visiting art exhibition, visiting art gallery
or art museum, going for art competition, helping someone making art,
or doing art therapy without a trained or qualified art therapist.
connect individual or group through art
creativity. To use art as a form of relaxation, stress
release, self awareness,
insight, finding strength, wellness, healing and
use art as therapy
help in search of creative
self, inner self, inner resources, team energy, team resources
management, group dynamic and
create bonding among group members. To enhance
and improve quality of life. To
use art therapy
as main core
psychological treatment for psychological issues such as anger,
behaviours, depression, anxiety, fear, withdrawal, school bully, cyber
bully, stress, trauma, distress, etc.
use art therapy
and meditation for therapeutic experience, spiritual journey and help
any healing or recovery from any illness. To
connect to authentic, creative
and truthful self to build our mind and body health and
discover and in search of
our strength, talents, creativity and inner resources in order to help
us cope with life challenges. To
develop team collaboration,
team building and interpersonal bonding. To
maximize our full potential
through personal growth, awareness, transformation, reflection and
Why Art Therapy
is one of the oldest and most effective
form of self care, personal awareness, wellness, mindfulness,
healing. It is because art is a significant process that touches inside
us. Art Therapy can help us reintegrate, reorganize, rewire and
increase our cognitive development. It is also an important means for
human development, bonding and
quality of life.
is well suited to balance our lives, to improve the
life, to heighten awareness, to express, to bond, to
team, to find new ideas, to find strength, to resolve conflict or
disorders, to heal mind and body, and many others. Creative Art Therapy
is taking Art Therapy with other essential elements to enhance wellness
"The arts can help
us well, aid our recovery
and support longer lives
better lived. The arts can help meet major
challenges facing health and
social care: ageing, longterm
and mental health. The arts can help save money
in the health service and
social care. U.K. The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts,
Health and Wellbeing (APPGAHW), 2017. "
Therapy is for individual or group. It is not making nice picture and
therefore, you do not need to be trained in art. Indeed, it does not
matter whether you are good in art. Art Therapy is NOT suitable for
participants who are not interested in expressing themselves
Therapy is for expressing ourselves creatively and visually. It is good
for mental wellness and mindfulness. Art Therapy can be used to treat
the following issues and illnesses such as anxiety, fear, depression,
compulsive disorder, insomnia, hyper tension, addiction, stress
disorder, trauma recovery, cancer survival and recovery, migraine,
development delay, attention-deficit deficiency,
anger management, bipolar disorder, hallucination, and any other mental
approach and methodologies are proven scienitifcally and
clinically. Most important of all, we take ART seriously and creatively
with wide selection of medium and materials for different purpose,
culture and participants needs. They have been
tested to ensure safety and effectiveness of the therapy:
Expressive Art TherapyWe incorporate Expressive Art Therapy
into the process. You can learn how to express yourself through art and
different medium. Expressive Art Therapy is an effective channel of creative expression of your feelings.
Art Therapy as Medicine
treatment of mental illnesses or anyone in need of diagnosis, healing
and recovery from illnesses. Art Therapy as medicine
main purpose is to help a person to gain awareness, understanding
health warning signs or clues, recovery from illnesses or unresolved
issues so as to move on with resilience.
Appied Mindfulness Therapy
We practice and engage Mindfulness Therapy
through the use of art and
creativity to find peace, purpose and wellness. Mindfulness Therapy
aims to provide the practice and learning how to be use art as
mindfulness source for good health and wellness.
Creativity-Juice program is
introduced throughout the Creative Art
Therapy to facilitate members creative thinking, creative
and visual thought process. This is essential for Creative Art Therapy
to engage the active part of our creative self to feel fresh and think
differently. Creativity-Juice is to use to remove our mental blocks in
order to recover and heal from psychological and physical wounds.
Therapy is using the craft of paper folding to engage mind and
body for mindfulness, wellness and relaxation. It can be used for
Mindfulness practice and for participants who are familiar with this
focus on the use of Positive Psychology during Creative Art Therapy
process and treatment. Positive psychology is a scientific way to
embrace strength of a person or group and using this strength as the
source for wellness and treatment.
Prevention and Treatment of Dementia
Therapy can be used to improve our memory, brain health and as Dementia
prevention. Indeed, Art Therapy can slow down the disease affecting our
brain and possibility reverse them.
A Typical Art Therapy SessionThere is no typical Art Therapy session because Art Therapy is a creative form of therapeutic journey. It
is probably the only therapy that expect the unexpected from your own
creativity. A typical Art Therapy session is between 1 to 2 hours.
Ideal time is about 1.5 hours.
is a general guideline that you may expect from our Art Therapy
session. If you are new to Art Therapy, then, we will recommend for
first session as your trial, assessment or diagnosis session. You
can also see whether you are comfortable with Art Therapy. Art
material is the first thing that you will need to be familiar,
comfortable and it is best that you buy your own art material. It is because you will be expressing yourself through them.
Therapist will provide you some practical guide for type of art
materials best for you according to the assessment. Once you know
about your medium and ready, you can do creative expression and art
making. The Art therapist will be there to support, coach, mentor,
facilitate and provide intervention if necessary.
Art Therapy, you might spent than 80 percent doing Art making and your
art would speaks for you. Sometimes, you may choose to share your
thoughts about your art. Art Therapist might provide insights about
your art. Depending on your art,
Art Therapist will suggest any appropriate intervention for the medium,
process or products. Additional help might be given to you through
counselling, cognitive therapy, psychotherapy, and mentoring.
or Mandarin. Default in English. Visual is the core for
communication and therefore, participants may choose not to verbalise
or talk about their art.
It is because Art can do the talking for them
and they are more expressive than words. Indeed, a trained and
experienced Art Therapist will be able to understand your art being
expressed accurately and provide insights or intervention accordingly.
Single drop-in session is S$80/= nett for trial, assessment or diagnosis, inclusive of art supplies, 1.5 hours.
Monthly Package Fee is S$218/=
nett (for up to 4 weekly sessions, 1.5 hours per
session), excluding any art supplies. Please bring along your own
preferred art materials (eg.
paper, pencil, coloured pencils, watercolour paint, etc.) Or you can
purchase them at our center. Or, you may add on Art materials cost at S$20/= nett for up to 4 sessions.
How to Register Art Therapy
call and check the timeslot available. Once available, you can book a
session and payment can be on cash or cheque, bank transfer or Credit
Therapy sessions are strictly confidential unless
otherwise they might be harmful or post a danger to self,
group, any person or the public.
Written consent will be obtained to release any of the artworks or information to the public. Art therapist will treat all
discussion and art
works as personal and private for treatment purpose only.
provide a series of
different Art Therapy workshop, treatment and wellness program for
what is anger and how to manage it. Guided imagery and therapeutic
process for insight, reflection, resolving and managing angers.
what is stress and how to manage it. Guided imagery and therapeutic
process for insight, reflection, resolving and managing stress in work or life.
Clay Art Therapy
art therapy for complete mind and body wellness, rejuvenation and
relaxation. For workplace mental health, meditation and stress release
program for workplace mental health care. Ideal for company
restructuring, layout, high turnover of staff, and developing winning
team to be outstanding in the competition.
Art Therapy For Dementia Prevention
Therapy improves our brain health and therefore, it is recommended as a
form of prevention for many brain health issues such as Dementia. Contact us for the free talk now.
Medium and Modality
Therapy treatment involves several and a wide range of
modality such as pencil, pastels, charcoal, clay, paint, collages,
graffiti, Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese brush painting, tempera,
acrylic, poster, water colour, colour pencils, markers, collages,
colourful papers, origami, etc.
will be chosen taking
consideration for the safetly, readiness, space and resources. Art
Therapist is being trained and competent in using the above medium for
The Art TherapistIt
is not an art therapy without an Art Therapist. It is because the
skills, knowledge, training and experience of an art therapist is essential to
facilitate, support, provide appropriatre treatment, intervention and for long term positive result. Verbal
communication is secondary in art
therapy session because ART is a visual communication. Indeed, the Art Therapist can provide insights and accurate information about the art that you have created. Art is also an effective form of
expression and communication. Clients can choose whether sharing about their artworks to the therapist.
of the therapy can be immediate or subtle after session when
feel better or change for better. Indeed, many participants will experience physical illnesses being healed permanently. For
outcome can be evidenced by their family members or school teachers. Once
is successful, participants will move on to their lives or use art as therapy for long term wellness.
Our Art Therapist is a person with master level of art therapy training, deep knowhow of the medium and experience using ART as a modality and treatment.
Art Therapy program and treatment are facilitated by Mastered level Art Therapist - Mr. Lee Thiam
Seng (Paul). Mr. Lee is an
artist, art teacher, art therapist, consultant and founder of UniqArts
and Technologies in
1995. Mr. Lee holds a
Masters of Art in Art Therapy
from LaSalle College of the Arts and a Bachelor Degree in Management
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia. He
has been practicing Art Therapy since 2009. His experience including individual and group art therapy treatment for pupils at
for Persons with Special Needs (APSN), women with breast cancer at KK
and Children's Hospital (KKH), psychotic patients at Changi General
(CGH) Psychiatric Ward, older adults (geriatric) at Kwong Wai Shiu
(KWSH) Day Rehabilitative Center and Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH) at
Mr. Lee conducted a research at KKH with Institutional Review Board
approval for his Art Therapy masters thesis: "Art Therapy as a Modality
Stages - For Women with Breast Cancer." Mr. Lee also integrated Taichi
exercise with Art Therapy, Team Building through art and creativity and
Healing Art Therapy.
Read more about Art Therapist Mr. Paul Lee
feel that the program helps me to relax, go inside my heart to
release something. Instructor (art therapist) gave comments about my
strengths that I never think of. Gave me new perspective on myself.
The tools are sufficient to use (Mdm Lo Ting Fung)"
was interesting how the things we draw shows our inner self. It was
also fun to just let go and draw whatever we want. It is useful for
people to express themselves (Shermaine)."
Paul, Thank you for being a wonderful art therapist. Thanks for your
service and commitment. May you grow in your profession and reach out
many who are in need. With appreciation (Sir Julia)."
"I have eczema on my right hand. I have been suffering
from it for 4 decades. Applied medication could not heal it. Art Therapy
is one of the effective ways I have explored and successfully heals
them. I would like to thank Mr Paul Lee for giving me a safe space to
process and let go of their stored traumas. (June - not her real name)"
"Grieving is never an easy process. I would like to thank Mr Paul Lee for
giving me a safe space to grieve for my child and my dad. I have move
on. (May - not her real name)."
opener and interesting. This program helps me to understand myself
better (Vicki)." "I
feel that this program has helped me to increase my self-awareness
and to understand myself better (Hajra Bee)" "The
program is good as it encourages usage of art mediums, eg. Paints,
colour pencil for expression. The usefulness of this program: 1. Able
to use art to express ourselves. 2. Positive psychology helps us to
feel more positive and gain higher awareness of ourselves. 3.
Respecting the privacy that we need by discussing outside (Angie)."
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