Art Therapy


At New Origins, we harness the power of artistic expression to promote healing, self-discovery, and emotional well-being. Our art therapy program offers a unique and effective approach to recovery, allowing you to explore your emotions and experiences through the creative process.

Art Therapy

Why Choose Art Therapy at New Origins?

At New Origins, we understand that traditional talk therapy may not resonate with everyone. Art therapy provides a non-verbal means of expression, allowing you to tap into your inner creativity to process emotions, confront challenges, and foster personal growth.

The Benefits of Art Therapy

Emotional Release and Expression

Art provides you with a safe and non-verbal outlet for expressing your complex and often suppressed emotions. Through colors, shapes, and forms, you can externalize your feelings and gain a deeper understanding of your emotional state.

Stress Reduction and Relaxation

Engaging in creative activities can act as a stress-reliever, promoting relaxation and lowering your levels of anxiety. The process of creating art allows you to escape daily pressures and immerse yourself in the present moment.

Enhanced Self-awareness

Artistic expression helps you connect with your inner self, aiding in self-reflection and self-awareness. The process of creating art can uncover hidden thoughts, desires, and personal truths, leading to a deeper understanding of yourself.

Improved Communication Skills

For those who find it challenging to communicate verbally, art offers an alternative means of expression. Art therapy encourages the development of your communication skills, enabling you to convey your thoughts and experiences more effectively.

Boosted Self-esteem and Confidence

Accomplishing a creative endeavor and seeing the end result can significantly enhance your self-esteem. Art therapy allows you to recognize your capabilities and fosters a sense of achievement and pride in your work.

Problem-solving and Decision-making

Art making often involves making decisions about color, composition, and technique. Engaging in this process enhances your problem-solving skills and encourages you to think creatively and make choices.

Empowerment and Control

Art therapy provides a sense of empowerment and control over your creative process. You can decide what to create, how to create it, and what emotions or thoughts to imbue into your art, promoting a sense of autonomy.

Catharsis and Healing Trauma

Art can be a transformative tool for healing emotional wounds and trauma. It allows you to externalize your pain, process your experiences, and ultimately find catharsis and relief.

Promotion of Mindfulness and Presence

Creating art necessitates focus and concentration on the task at hand. This practice encourages mindfulness, promoting a heightened sense of presence and awareness.

Enhanced Socialization

Art therapy often occurs in a group setting, encouraging socialization and peer interaction. This fosters a sense of belonging and provides a supportive community for you as you undergo similar experiences.

Cognitive Development

Engaging in art can enhance cognitive functions such as critical thinking, problem-solving, and pattern recognition. It stimulates your brain, aiding in cognitive development and maintenance.

Fostering Resilience

Art therapy instills resilience by encouraging you to face and work through challenges creatively. It cultivates an attitude of perseverance and adaptability in the face of adversity.

Our Art Therapy Activities

At New Origins, we offer a variety of art therapy activities, including:

  • Visual Arts

    Explore painting, drawing, and sculpture to express your emotions and experiences tangibly.

  • Creative Writing

    Use writing as a form of artistic expression to process your thoughts and feelings through poetry, journaling, or storytelling.

  • Music Therapy

    Create, listen to, or engage with music to tap into emotional experiences and promote relaxation and self-expression.

  • Dance and Movement

    Use movement and dance as a means of expressing emotions, increasing body awareness, and promoting relaxation.

  • Photography

    Capture images that resonate with your experiences and emotions, providing a visual outlet for self-expression.

Experienced Art Therapists

Our art therapy program is led by experienced and licensed art therapists who understand the therapeutic benefits of creative expression. They provide a safe and supportive environment for your artistic journey.

Integration with Traditional Therapy

Art therapy is seamlessly integrated with traditional therapy approaches, allowing you to explore and process the insights gained from your creative experiences in a therapeutic setting.

We accept Most Major Insurance

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Begin Your Creative Journey

to Healing Today

Choosing art therapy at New Origins is a creative and transformative step toward self-discovery, emotional healing, and recovery. We believe in your capacity to express yourself and find healing through artistic means.

Contact us today to speak with a member of our team and embark on your creative journey to healing. Your path to self-discovery and emotional well-being begins here through the power of artistic expression.