A Mind That is Still

A Mind That is Still By Judith Froemming c. 2015 “There’s a mind running loose that thinks peace is elusive, puts its head in a noose judges quiet as reclusive. There’s a mind making stories that’s certain they’re true, creating monsters and worries until the heart turns blue. There’s a mind that is still and […]

Art Therapy: What is it?

Art Therapy: It’s Not Just an Art Project Art therapy, in all cases, is a purposeful, relational intervention. Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT Source: © 2015 Photograph by Cathy Malchiodi, PhD In “Art Therapy’s Achilles Heel” [April 2014], I explained that it is not surprising that uses of art making for self-help, self-regulation and self-exploration are […]

The Power of Forgiveness

“You hold in your hand an invitation: to remember the transforming power of forgiveness and loving kindness. To remember that no matter where you are and what you face, within your heart peace is possible.”                                         […]

What Is Your New Normal?

Times of transition are strenuous, but I love them. They are an opportunity to purge, rethink priorities, and be intentional about new habits. We can make our new normal any way we want.                           Kristin Armstrong    Image from visual journal. Heather Matson, […]

Art Therapy Is More Than Just Making Nice Pictures (NewsSharing)

This 3rd article in a series by Huffington Post’s Priscilla Frank who has been collaborating with American Art Therapy Association (AATA) to help educate and inform readers about art therapy. Art Therapy Is More Than Just Making Nice Pictures One art therapist explains how making art can save lives. Priscilla FrankArts Writer, The Huffington Post […]

The Art of the Matter

The Art of the Matter Kristin Kane interview with St. Paul Magazine October 2015. To some, painting is a hobby. To others, it’s a form of healing. Kristin Kane, an art therapist at Invigorate Life Counseling, says there are many benefits to expressing oneself, whether through clay, paint or chalk. “Art therapy encourages self expression,” […]