Art therapy creates time for dialogue with yourself

Connecting with Inner Boosts the Ability to Be Aware of Inner Emotions

Art therapy provides a safe and receptive environment for participants to gain a chance to be seen and understood again through non-verbal interventions through artistic creation, learn to see themselves with understanding and loving eyes, and help their inner self. Connect, enhance awareness, transform emotions and feelings, and achieve the effect of enhancing self-confidence and improving behavior.

Jasmine is a registered art therapist of the British Health and Nursing Professional Association. He is qualified for clinical practice in the United Kingdom. He is good at exploring the inner world through artistic creation with clients through a safe, inclusive and accepting space, helping clients to connect with their own hearts. Discover opportunities for change. She is able to make good use of her natural sensitivity to adapt her treatment techniques to the changing needs and needs of her clients during the treatment process.

The service targets include children with special educational needs, people with emotional distress, cancer patients, elderly people with dementia, caregivers of chronic patients, etc. At the same time, they cooperate with different social service units to provide art therapy experience workshops.

 

Art Psychotherapist Jasmine Lam

Goals and Outcomes

To express, integrate and transform unspeakable feelings and thoughts through artistic creation
Connect with the inner, enhance the ability to perceive inner emotions
Release negative emotions and relieve stress, anxiety and burnout
Create a breathing space for spiritual meditation and improve physical and mental health

Art therapy

 

Art therapy provides a safe and receptive environment for participants to gain a chance to be seen and understood again through non-verbal interventions through artistic creation, learn to see themselves with understanding and loving eyes, and help their inner self. Connect, enhance awareness, transform emotions and feelings, and achieve the effect of enhancing self-confidence and improving behavior.

The service targets include children with special educational needs, people with emotional distress, cancer patients, elderly people with dementia, caregivers of chronic patients, etc. At the same time, they cooperate with different social service units to provide art therapy experience workshops.

It is especially suitable for people who do not like to talk. Through the non-verbal artistic creation process, establish a relationship with the therapist, express the unspeakable feelings in the heart, release and deal with the unspeakable fear, anxiety and pressure in a more acceptable way, for the negative Emotions look for a safe exit.

Service users do not need any creative experience, as long as they are willing to try, they are all suitable to participate in art therapy. Through free choice of creative media, including painting, collage, pottery, handicrafts, etc., they can connect with the inner connection in a safe therapeutic space, so as to know themselves better and focus on Pick up your own strength.

mutual agreement

One-on-one treatment for children

$ 800 /Class
  • 50 minute class
  • WhatsApp group
  • Mentor observation report

You need to purchase 4 sessions at a time and complete them within the specified time.

One-on-one treatment for adults

$ 850 /Class
  • 50 minute class
  • WhatsApp group
  • Mentor observation report

You need to purchase 4 sessions at a time and complete them within the specified time.

FAQ

We have a free 15-20 minute telephone conversation to facilitate understanding of your needs and ideas, and the treatment design will be developed according to your abilities and goals.

Art therapy is a type of psychotherapy that uses artistic creation, an alternative to traditional speech-led psychotherapy, and the process is strictly confidential. Through a safe and inclusive therapeutic relationship, art therapists help service users express their feelings through artistic creation, and accompany them to understand themselves and explore the space for whole-person growth at their most comfortable pace.

Human beings naturally know how to understand themselves and the world through play, and the process of art creation is a kind of game, which can help us express our inner feelings and contradictions directly on the drawing paper, so that service users can safely put their emotions that may have been out of control. Release, deal with, and with the help of a therapist, understand the reasons behind different behavioral or emotional problems, and seek opportunities for change.

Through a safe therapeutic relationship, the therapist uses artistic creation to enter the world of children, from their perspective, to help them understand themselves, to jointly discover ways to change and cope with difficulties, and to achieve whole-person growth:
• Release suppressed feelings and reduce anxiety
• Accept yourself and boost your self-confidence
• Improve behavior and concentration
• Improve learning motivation
• Improve relationships and communication with others

Art therapy recognizes the uniqueness of the elderly, respects each person's different life experiences, physical conditions and feelings, and helps them:
• Recall old memories and improve cognitive function
• Promote self-expression and relieve emotional stress
• Increase personal autonomy and enhance self-worth
• Provides mental stimulation and improves concentration

Participants of art therapy can benefit from it without any prior art creation experience, as long as they are curious. Art therapists believe that there is no right or wrong in art creation. Different symbols and methods of expression all contain your life experiences and feelings, and may be able to inspire you to promote change and personal growth.

Behind a symbol, there are often multiple meanings, which can change according to the creator's culture, growth experience, mood, life stage and experience, etc., and cannot be interpreted in a single way, so it is impossible for art therapists to From a painting, you can understand the creator's thoughts and feelings. In the process of art therapy, art is like another person in the therapy room. The therapist will accompany the participants to create, help you connect with the inner, understand you and the inspiration brought by your creation, and you on the road of art therapy peers.

Art therapy is a regulated mental health profession with elements of clinical psychotherapy, so it is not a hobby class or art activity, and therapists do not teach drawing skills. Generally speaking, the process of art therapy is led by the service users. As long as they choose to create in their own comfortable way, or talk to an art therapist, under the premise of abiding by the contract between the two parties, they are all part of art therapy.

The process of art therapy can only be carried out by art therapists who are accredited and registered with the regulatory body. If the service is provided by people who have not received accredited training without professional supervision, it may cause unpredictable effects to service users. harm.

The one-on-one treatment mode is mainly non-dominant. Participants can choose their favorite materials to create freely. The therapist will provide guidance in a timely manner according to the needs and performance of the participants, and help them understand themselves in the form of respecting the pace of the participants. . It is recommended to take at least three months of treatment, one session a week.

The therapy group creates a mutually supportive space for the participants. Through the free choice of the creative process, the viewing of works, and the dialogue with others, it helps the participants to perceive their personal emotional responses, see themselves in others, explore their relationships with others, and at the same time. achieve mutual aid.

Treatment is in units of four sessions and needs to be completed within a specified time.

After completing the 12 sessions, the therapist will provide the participant with a detailed observation report and assessment.

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Introduction to Art Psychotherapists

Jasmine Lam

  • Registered Art Psychotherapist with the British Association of Health and Nursing Professionals
  • Professional Member of Hong Kong Art Therapist Association
  • Professional Member of the British Association of Art Therapists
  • MA in Art Therapy, University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • The University of Hong Kong BA (Hons) (Double Major in Arts and English)

Jasmine is a registered art therapist of the British Health and Nursing Professional Association. He is qualified for clinical practice in the United Kingdom. He is good at exploring the inner world through artistic creation with clients through a safe, inclusive and accepting space, helping clients to connect with their own hearts. Discover opportunities for change. She is able to make good use of her natural sensitivity to adapt her treatment techniques to the changing needs and needs of her clients during the treatment process.
 
Jasmine is based on humanistic and psychodynamic art therapy. He once provided one-to-one and group art therapy services at Osmani Primary School, an elementary school located in a minority area in London, England, helping children deal with emotions, behaviors, Sexual assault and low self-confidence; also introduced art therapy services in the psychiatric ward of Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT), a mental health hospital in the UK National Health Service (NHS), providing one-to-one therapy and art therapy groups For hospitalized elderly patients diagnosed with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorder, anxiety disorder, alcoholism and delirium.
 
After returning to Hong Kong, Jasmine provided one-on-one, therapy group services and art therapy education for children, adolescents, parents, and elderly in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, universities, and social welfare organizations. Lecturer, has cooperated with parents, teachers, social workers, psychiatrists, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other professionals to provide comprehensive mental health counseling services for individual cases in the process of art therapy. She is particularly interested in dealing with domestic violence, emotional abuse, depression, dementia and palliative care for the elderly, and accompanies service users in their artistic creation journey and inner dialogue, helping them to find a comfortable place for themselves when facing various difficulties in life 's own space.