Adult Art Therapy
Why Individual Art Therapy?
Individual Art Therapy allows one-on-one attention, where you and your therapist will work hand in hand on a healing process that is tailored specifically to your mental health needs
The one-on-one time will foster a safe environment and trust between you and your therapist to support your personal growth
Schedule a free 15 minute consultation with our therapist if you have any questions regarding fees and to determine if Art Therapy is the right fit for you. There is no limit to the number of sessions you have access to. Check out our art therapists profiles, to find a therapist that matches your needs.
50 Minutes *Structure may be different depending on your therapists approach and your needs*
Our session usually starts with a short check in, either verbally or through a short art exercise or mindfulness.
Art directive – offered by the art therapist to help clients explore a particular theme in a creative way that reaches your unconscious level of thinking. The art therapist may suggest to use certain art materials depending on your needs or the goal of the session.
Discussion/Reflection – Discussion between client and therapist and artwork, for reflection and insights. They may ask different questions about their experience to help you understand your artwork or the process better.
Each of our therapists have their own fee and are listed next to their profile here.
On average, individual art therapy sessions are $120 plus HST. If you do require a sliding scale, please be sure to book a free 15 min consultation to inform your art therapist and you will both decide on a fee that is suitable for you.
*We accept all insurance plans that cover psychotherapy, please contact if you have any questions.
*If you need financial support for art therapy services for children under the age of 9, please visit www.manyhandsdoinggood.ca to apply for funding.
Benefits from Art Therapy
- Communicate unconscious parts of our experience which are not accessible in our conscious stream of thinking
- Externalization of feelings and thoughts can help us detach from their problems (cathartic & reduces self-stigma and shame)
- Art is a great tool for mindfulness and as a result, the process allows us to connect with the present moment and help us stay grounded.
- Can help us connect to creativity that we can take to other areas of our life