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Celebrating Creative Arts Therapy

“Art can permeate the very deepest part of us, where no words exist.”     This quote by Eileen Miller illustrates the power of expressive arts to discover latent parts of ourselves and the world around us. When words are not accessible, the creative arts allow us to speak in new ways. In order to […]

Internal Family Systems + Expressive Arts: Powerful Partners

“The more we can learn to recognize and honor all of our parts, the more we can find inner peace and balance.” This quote by Dr. Richard Schwartz, the founder of Internal Family Systems, illustrates the importance of allowing space for each distinct aspect of ourselves, including the parts that developed out of a need […]

Healing Though Expressive Arts

Healing through Expressive Arts By Sarah Engelskirchen-Bugler, MA, LMHC “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” This quote by Thomas Merton illustrates that art is a powerful tool not only for self-discovery but also for developing a profound sense of wonder, imagination, and creativity. For as long as humans […]