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FAQ's

Art Therapy

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1 / Why Art Therapy?

  • Creative processes allow for the time and space to externalise thoughts and feelings

  • The simple act of putting pencil to paper has therapeutic benefits

  • Rediscovery of autonomy and self-reflection

  • Breaking down of barriers to honest and meaningful communication and contemplation

2 / IS ART THERAPY REGULATED IN AUSTRALIA?

Art therapy is a regulated profession in Australia. The Masters of Art Psychotherapy training includes traditional counselling methods including; Talk Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered Approach, Extensional Therapy and multiple art therapy methods.

3 / What art forms are included?

Any creative process that enables an individual to express and heal is available. Painting, drawing, collage or sculpture. There is no 'good' or 'bad' art, it is the process that is therapeutic.

4 / What Art therapy provides
  • Tools to support self-reflection

  • Strategies for anxiety, panic, low mood and acute stress

  • Improved self-esteem, self-regulation and motivation

  • Improved communication and conflict resolution skills

  • A deepened understanding of self, values, and strengths

  • Methods for approaching the conflicting pressures of school, sport, family and friends

  • Improved sleep cycles and patterns

  • Personalised plans to fulfil goals and overcome challenges

  • Advocacy and referral where needed

FAQ's

Athlete Wellbeing and Support 

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1 / Why is there a need for Athlete Wellbeing & Engagement Support

  • Heightened anxiety in training and competition

  • Conflicting pressures of sport, school, family & friends leading to burn out and overwhelm

  • Lacking sense of self, purpose and passion within and beyond the sporting arena

  • Limited autonomy and ability to self-reflect

2 / What Athlete Wellbeing & Engagement Support provides
  • Tools to support self-reflection

  • Strategies for anxiety, panic, low mood, and acute stress

  • Methods for approaching critical sporting events and exams with calm and purpose

  • Personalised organisational and time management skills and programs

  • Improved communication and conflict resolution skills

  • Improved sleep cycles and patterns

  • Personalised plans to fulfil goals and overcome challenges in sport and life

  • Improved self-esteem, self-regulation and motivation

  • A deepened understanding of self, values, and strengths

  • Advocacy and referral where needed

FAQ's

NDIS

1 / Does my NDIS package cover your services

The majority of NDIS packages cover Art Therapy and Social Support, both of which I can provide. If you are interested incorporating Art Therapy into your package please reach out. 

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