Art Therapy at Clearbrook Massachusetts
At Clearbrook Massachusetts treatment center, using art as therapy is an inventive method for people to express their pain or find joy in the suffering while on the road to recovery. Our professional staff takes addiction and mental health very seriously, which is why we offer residential mental health treatment along with unique therapy programs. We offer an approach that makes the treatment process less traditional and more adaptive so the patient can receive what they need to reach their goals. Art therapy includes a creative and unique approach to recovering from a disorder that is a difficult and distressing experience. Other therapies include meditation and yoga, which patients can participate in during the process to maintain sobriety.
What Is Art Therapy?
Art therapy incorporates art-making through a creative process, applying psychological theory, and adding expressiveness through the recovering process. The therapy is used to improve cognitive and sensory-motor functions, promoting insight while enhancing social skills and reducing distress.
Master-level clinicians honor individuals’ values and beliefs while challenging a person to express themselves since they are enduring a mental health disorder or fighting addiction. Art therapy can help a person grow in character as they are seeking emotional and spiritual awakening.
Art Therapy Activities
Many people tend to have a difficult time opening up when needing to verbalize their emotions. Yet, art therapy uses kinesthetic, sensory, perceptual, and symbolic opportunities for patients to challenge themselves in a healthy manner that invites alternative modes of receptive and expressive communication. Methods like line art, making meditative artwork, painting emotions, or even finger painting, relieves tension and stress from cravings and positively distracts and encourages the mind. When used alongside other treatments, art therapy can be highly successful.
Customized Programs at the Northeast Addictions Treatment Center
At Clearbrook Massachusetts, the programs are built with a compassionate and professional medical team of doctors, nurses, and licensed therapists. If you or a loved one is suffering from substance abuse, we know how to safely get you through withdrawals and help you see recovery. Each treatment plan is designed specifically for the patient’s needs to help reach goals and re-enter living a productive life.
If you desire to learn more about art therapy or other special programs we offer, we are here to discuss those options with you. Please do not hesitate to reach out to a team member. We are always available to answer any questions you may have.