We are hiring Therapists! Sept., 2023

Title: Mental Health Practitioner/Art Therapist Sites: Community (in-office and in-home) practice, School-based practice, and Group homes in Wilmar, MN, or a combination of. Full Time 50K-80K (DBT-focused cases can earn about 10+% more) PTO, Health, Dental, Eye Care Insurance, 401K, free licensure supervision, flexible schedule Reports to: Clinical Supervisor or Program Lead Position Overview: Art of Counseling, pllc […]

Pets grieve too

Recognizing the symptoms of missing a departed owner or pal July 23, 2013|By William Hageman, Tribune Newspapers When a family pet dies, people grieve. But the reverse is also the case: When you go, your dog, cat or rabbit may grieve over losing you. And when a pet dies, a surviving pet may take it […]

Color Therapy & Healing – An Introduction

From Art Therapy Blog… It is everywhere you look, and everywhere you don’t look. You delight in its marvels both consciously and sub-consciously. You see color all the time, but how often do you think about its origins and effects? In a series of articles, we are going to explore this topic further. With this […]

Creativity and Solitude – Qoute

“In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone,” wrote the American existential psychologist Rollo May.

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently – ReBogg

By Carolyn Gregoire Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires […]

Creative Power – Alfred Adler

“This creative power is a striving power; this creative power can be seen in different views, in the power of evolution, in the power of life, in the power which accomplishes the goal of an ideal completion to overcome the difficulties of life.” – Alfred Adler

Both Picture and Artist

Both Picture and Artist. Are we a product of our environment? Or is our environment a product of our perceptions?  Sure when we are born into this world we are at the mercy of the environment and people in our lives.  Naturally we began by depending on others for shelter, nourishment and love. However, we […]

creative coaching

Why Creative Coaching for Parent and Child?
In a recent Newsweek article creative ability was said to be declining in U.S. Schools

Art of Counseling works with all ages to build creative problem solving  skills through  numerous learning experiences and resources. Seven Ways to Increase Creative Ability: 1.    Reduce Screen time 2.    Get Moving 3.    Follow a Passion 4.    take a break […]