Combining art and drug therapy is a powerful, all-natural way to view life from a different perspective and overcome traumatic events. Passages Malibu uses art therapy as a way to help clients deal with the wide range of emotions that can emerge as they transition from being addicted to drugs and alcohol into a healthier lifestyle.
What is Art Therapy?
Art therapy is the creative depiction of what a client feels without needing the use of words. Luxury rehab centers use art therapy with other addiction treatment services to better ascertain what clients are thinking and what they have been through, and also to help clients better understand themselves.
Art therapy does not require any artistic skill, experience or innate creativity to be effective. Our certified art therapists will be able to provide expert instructions and help clients extract life purpose and meaning from their own art through advanced interpretation methods.
Types of art therapy include:
- Creative writing
Art therapy includes any type of creative expression possible and is not necessarily limited to the aforementioned activities. Call (888) 546-4821 to learn the different types of art therapy Passages Malibu offers for drug and alcohol addiction.
What are the Benefits of Art Therapy?
The benefits of art therapy encompass both general life perceptions and specific revelations about special memories and events. Art therapy lets clients release painful emotions and memories that may have been too difficult for them to easily put into words. Working through these underlying conditions helps to keeps clients from repeating the negative behaviors have been preventing them staying sober.
Art therapy combines elements of conventional psychotherapy with creative expression to encourage positive life changes and behavioral adaptations wherever feasible and necessary. The important experiences gained through art therapy reinforce what clients have learned in other areas of their all-natural drug and alcohol luxury rehabilitation treatment program.
Other benefits of art therapy in California at Passages Rehab include:
- Mental clarity
- Reduced levels of stress
- Lower blood pressure
- Improved interpersonal skills
- Raised self-esteem levels
- Finding positive emotional outlooks
Luxury Rehab Art Therapy in California
Art therapy helps clients and Passages Malibu staff identify the underlying causes for addiction so that they can be safely treated. Once this underlying cause has been resolved, the client’s desire to use drugs and alcohol is largely removed with it. Call our Admissions Department at (888) 546-4821 to learn more about how Passages Malibu treats drug and alcohol addiction with art therapy.