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Can art help heal the emotional wounds of adults? Specifically, does color possess the ability to act as a healing agent to the human psyche?
The short answer to both of these questions is yes.
Art therapists and other medical professionals are well aware of the amazing ability art and color have to minister healing to the unseen injuries inflicted by emotional trauma. An increasing number of universities and colleges are designing degree programs that enable students to pursue art therapy as a profession. Art-based therapies are becoming commonplace in hospitals, and are often integrated into treatments for behavioral health patients.
Psychologist Ellen Lacter took art-based therapy into a new and exciting direction when she created a therapeutic coloring book aptly named A Coloring Book of Healing Images for Adult Survivors of Child Abuse.
Coloring Book May Resolve Abuse-Related Issues
A Coloring Book of Healing Images was created to…
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