Clay Art Theapy
Clay Art Therapy is an Art Therapy that uses the sense of touch and feel to sooth, build, integrate and re-integrate our inner self and as a group.
A tactile form of therapy that is the most comfortable, subtle, effective and powerful process and products for therapeutic outcome. In this program, participants will be guided through work of tactile medium for personal or group therapy. Sensory Art therapy is used as mindfulness and involve both hands for working on the therapy.
Why Clay Art TherapyMany people are caught in the addiction of smart phone and electronic devices that disconnect us from ourselves and others. It is necessary for us to beak away from this form of addiction and work on the physical and psychological for mind body recharge, reintegrate and be healthy living again. This is why we introduce Sensory Art Therapy for modern life styles and gadget arena. Clay Art Therapy helps participants working through the process of integration, re-integration and heighten the level of inner self calming and healing.
Why Art TherapyTo connect art therapy, psychology and creativity as a form of relaxation, awareness, gaining insight, wellness, and treatment. To use art as therapy help in search of creative self, inner self, inner resources, team energy, team dynamic and bonding. To create bonding among family members. To create bonding among team 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.
For Who and Group SizeFor Adult, Corporations and Community. Group size per session to be kept not more than 30 participants.
Language mediumDefault in English language.
Alternative language in Mandarin, Hokkien, or Cantonese.
Duration and Fee$480 for 8 sessions, 2 hours per session. Inclusive of all art supplies.
$80 for one assessment session may be applied.
Please contact us if in need of financial assistance.
This Art Therapy treatment will involves use of clay and related tools.
Treatment RequirementFor Art Therapy Treatment to be successful, below are some essential requirements: A willingness to engage into art making. A commitment to complete a treatment plan until recovery. A full support from family, relatives, peers, friends or institutions.
Confidentiality NotesBy default, our 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 must be obtained to release any of the art therapy works or information. Art therapist will treat all discussion and art works as personal and private for treatment purpose only.
Effective Treatment ProcessOur treatment is through use of creativity and art to gain good understanding of the cause of the issues. Participants are to engage and enjoy themselves during guided or free art activities. The art therapist will assist and support the participants appropriately. The art therapist will provide appropriate intervention to treat the underlying issues. Verbal communication is secondary to this creative art therapy treatment. It is more effective when treated without verbal (talking) because of authentic self can be ready for long term treatment.
Outcome of the therapy can be immediate or subtle after session when participants feel better or change for better. 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 they can join our Regular Art Classes. Our Art Therapy treatment is by our qualified, trained and experienced art therapist.
Brief Art Therapist Credential
All our Art Therapy program, treatment and event will be facilitated by qualified, trained and experienced Art Therapist - Mr. Paul Lee. Mr. Lee Thiam Seng (Paul) is an artist, art teacher, art therapist, consultant and founder of UniqArts and Technologies in 1995. Mr. Lee holds a Master in Arts 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 experience in running 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.
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