As the summer transitioned into autumn, I found myself falling into a bit of a slump. I was struggling over where I stood regarding my Expressive Arts Degree; it was difficult to get myself motivated, and I questioned whether I should stay with it or not. This came as quite of a surprise because I was so in love with my chosen path just a few months earlier. Spending July at EGS was one of the most inspiring things I’d ever done. I felt calm and grounded, yet excited and challenged at the same time. It was very fulfilling to be immersed in the expressive arts every day and surround by like-minded people, all while being held and inspired by the abundant beauty of the landscape. [Read more…]
One of the most important factors in the success of Expressive Arts Therapy is the building of the relationship between the therapist and the client. I use these same concepts in my personal relationships and have noticed a deeper, more understanding connection with others.
These concepts are not in any way exclusive to Expressive Arts Therapy, but the are all central ideas in Expressive Arts Therapy.