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  Art Therapy


We provide a holistic and a wide variety of Art Therapy services 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 Technologies.

Creative Art Therapy

About Art Therapy

Art Therapy is a visual form of therapy that is effective for relaxation, rejuvenation and healing because art gives us strength, resilience, resourcefulness, mindfulness, healing and recovery 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: art lessons, art and craft activities, attending art workshop, visiting art exhibition, going for art competition, helping someone making art, and doing art therapy without a trained art therapist.
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Art Therapy Goals

To connect individual or  group through art and creativity. To use art as a form of relaxation, stress release, self awareness, gaining insight, finding strength, wellness, healing and treatment. To use art as therapy help in search of creative self, inner self, inner resources, team energy, team resources management, group dynamic and bonding.
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To create bonding among group members. To enhance personality and improve quality of life. To use art therapy as main core psychological treatment for psychological issues such as anger, inappropriate behaviours, depression, anxiety, fear, withdrawal, school bully, cyber bully, stress, trauma, distress, etc.

Art Therapy modality
To use art therapy with mindfulness and meditation for therapeutic experience, spiritual journey and help in any healing or recovery from any illness.
To connect to authentic, creative and truthful self to build our mind and body health and wellness.
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To 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 insights. 

Why Art Therapy

Art Therapy is one of the oldest and most effective form of self care, personal awareness, wellness, mindfulness,  and 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.
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"Art therapies have been found to alleivate anxiety, depression and stress while increasing resilience and wellbeing. (U.K. Research, 2017)".

Indeed,
Creative Art Therapy is well suited to balance our lives, to improve the quality of life, to heighten awareness, to express, to bond, to strengthen a team, to find new ideas, to find strength, to resolve conflict or mental disorders, to heal mind and body, and many others. Creative Art Therapy is taking Art Therapy with other essential elements to enhance wellness and treatment.
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 "The arts can help keep 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 conditions, loneliness 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. "

For Who

Art 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 through art.

Treatment Purpose

Art 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, obsessive 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 disorders.
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Methodologies

Our 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:

Art Therapy Modality

Expressive Art Therapy

We 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
For 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.

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

Creativity-Juice program is introduced throughout the Creative Art Therapy to facilitate members creative thinking, creative problem-solving 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.
Origami Therapy
Origami 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 folk art.
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Positive Psychology
We 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.


Language

English or Mandarin. Default in English. Visual is the key means of 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.

Art Therapy Fee

Single drop-in session is S$80/= nett for trial or assessment, inclusive of art supplies, 1.5 hours.
Monthly Package Fee is S$218/= (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 may purchase them at our art studio.

How to Register Art Therapy

Please 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 card.

Confidentiality

By default, Art 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. 
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ART THERAPY Workshop

We provide a series of different Art Therapy workshop, treatment and wellness program for different needs:

Anger Management
Understand what is anger and how to manage it. Guided imagery and therapeutic process for insight, reflection, resolving and managing angers. 

Stress Management
Understand 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
Sensory-based art therapy for complete mind and body wellness, rejuvenation and relaxation. For workplace mental health, meditation and stress release mindfulness therapy.


Workplace Mental Health
A 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.

Medium and Modality

Art Therapy treatment involves several and a wide range of modality such as pencil, pastels, charcoal, clay, paint, collages, mural, graffiti, Chinese Calligraphy, Chinese brush painting,  tempera, acrylic, poster, water colour, colour pencils, markers, collages, colourful papers, origami, etc. 

Art Therapy Modality

Appropriate medium will be chosen taking into consideration for the safetly, readiness, space and resources. Art Therapist is being trained and competent in using the above medium for appropriate treatment.

The Art Therapist

It 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.
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Outcome of the therapy can be immediate or subtle after session when participants feel better or change for better. Indeed, many participants will experience physical illnesses being healed permanently.
For children, outcome can be evidenced by their family members or school teachers. Once treatment 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.

About Art Therapist

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 from 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 Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN), women with breast cancer at KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH), psychotic patients at Changi General Hospital (CGH) Psychiatric Ward, older adults (geriatric) at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital's (KWSH) Day Rehabilitative Center and Geriatric Day Hospital (GDH) at CGH. Mr. Lee conducted a research at KKH with Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for his Art Therapy masters thesis: "Art Therapy as a Modality of Healing in 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

Testimonials

"Dear Paul, Thank you for being a wonderful art therapist. Thanks for your humble service and commitment. May you grow in your profession and reach out to many who are in need. With appreciation (Sir Julia)."  

"Eye 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)."


"I 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)""It 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)."


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