Through Art Therapy
|Stress Management Through creative art
a subtle, safe and effective form of treatment for Anger. In this program, participants will be
guided through various themes that are stress-centric. Art therapy is used to engage the creative self for self reflection, awareness and cognitive level of regulating stress.
Why Stress ManagementStress management is a life skill necessary to regulate your stress before they are out of control and may become destructive or harmful to others and yourself. It is hence significant for anyone to pick up this skill and be prepared when stress surface in the daily life or work life that is unhealthy. "Be safe, not sorry." This is the core objective of this Stress Managemet through Creative Art Therapy.
Why Art TherapyArt 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. "Art therapies have been found to alleivate anxiety, depression and stress while increasing resilience and wellbeing. (U.K. Research, 2017)".
In addition, art is a safe space for expressing stress and one of the most effective therapy releasing stress and manage it effectively. Indeed, Art Therapy is a highly recommended therapy for Stress Management.
For Who and Group sizeFor individuals or group who is interested in managing their Stress effectively and permanently.
Objectives of the programTo explore the different types and causes of Stress. To understand what are positive and negative impact of Stress. Learn what is Art therapy and how art can be used to manage Stress and resolve them. Learn the Stress coping skills. Hands on with art therapy to express yourself and focus on Stress issues.
Language mediumDefault in English language. Option in Mandarin
Duration and FeePackage fee is $218/= per month (up to 4 sessions, 1.5 hours per session).
Please bring your own art materials or purchase them at our center. Drop-in session is $80 for trial or assessment. Full day workshop from 10am to 5pm at $218 is available on request.
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Anger Art Therapy treatment will involves several and a wide range of art medium such as pencil, pastels, charcoal, clay, paint, mural, graffiti, calligraphy, brush painting, finger painting, tempera, acrylic, poster, water colour, colour pencils, markers, collages, colourful paper, etc.
The art therapist has vast experience in using the appropriate medium for the most effective treatment plan depending on participants needs and readiness. The treatment medium being recommended will take into consideration for the safetly, availability, appropriateness, space and resources.
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
Art Therapy treatment and program are facilitated by Mastered level Art Therapist, Artist and Consultant - Mr. Lee Thiam Seng. Mr. Lee (Paul) is the 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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