How the Act of Creating Helps Process Difficult Emotions
How can creative expression help my daughter communicate difficult feelings?
Greenbrier Academy’s Art Therapy program provides a way for your daughter to express and identify difficult emotions that circumvents the limitations of language. For decades, the use of various creative mediums has been used as a springboard for reawakening memories and telling stories that can reveal unconscious beliefs.
Under the guidance of our licensed Art Therapist, your daughter will use creative techniques such as painting, drawing, sculpting and pottery to express herself and examine the undertones in her art. She and her Treatment Team will gain a deeper understanding of her feelings and behaviors by “decoding” the symbols and metaphors in her work. This allows her a different perspective of the false beliefs she may be holding on to.
Past Greenbrier Student Artwork