Art Therapy

Interpreting Dreams Through Art

January 16, 2013
Dreams can tell you a lot about what is going on in your unconscious mind. But how can you decipher what they mean? One way I interpret dreams is to draw or paint an aspect of it that dominates…

Unlocking the Puzzle of Symbols in Art

October 06, 2012
Art therapy made many vague and unpleasant feelings within me ‘visible’ so that I could ‘see’ their source and begin the process of integrating and healing childhood abuse and trauma.

Art Can Unlock the Door to the Unconscious

October 01, 2012
Exploring the unconscious is a crooked path of not only reclaiming ‘forgotten’ memories and dark secrets, but also ‘hidden’ gifts and talents. It can also show you how you need to love yourself so you can offer this gift to others.

Art Therapy Resources

Alice Miller, Pictures of Childhood
Nina Mariette, Painting Myself In
Shaun McNiff, Art Heals: How Creativity Cures the Soul
Carl Jung, Memories, Dreams, Reflections
Ellen J. Langer, On Becoming an Artist: Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity

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