What is art therapy?
Art therapy is a treatment of fine arts that uses elements of psychotherapy through various forms of art as a way of communication. Sensory stimuli in it serve as a means of self-expression. The goal of art therapists is to start a person’s self-healing process and enable him to discover a way of expressing emotions, mental processes and relationships, which is not always possible to express verbally. It allows you to know your own potential and increase self-awareness, self-knowledge and support the growth of personality.
We understand art therapy as a supportive treatment when working with clients with various types and degrees of mental difficulties, through a variety of artistic activities – from drawing, painting, to modelling.
Who is art therapy suitable for?
Art treatment has no contraindications and is suitable for anyone who is interested in it :).
It is very helpful in:
- Psychosomatic diseases
- Chronic pain
- Depression, panic and anxiety
- Challenging and stressful life situations
- Burnout syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome
- Behavioral and learning problems
- Sleep problems
- Relationship and personal issues
Who will take care of you
Certified art therapist with several years of experience, Art Therapy Life coach, photographer and marketing director of the Private Medical Center Hippocrates in Bratislava, where she specializes in individual therapy and counseling. She comes from the artistic family of Jan Berky Mrenica, studied at the Faculty of Education at Comenius University in Bratislava and in 2017 successfully completed her studies in Art Therapy - Art Intervention with Professor Jaroslava Sickova – Fabrica at Terra Therapeutica. She is currently studying the last year at the Department of Art Therapy - Art Therapy in Olomouc. In 2018, she gave several lectures to the professional medical community on art therapy techniques and their effects on clients with neurological diseases. She has also been a photographer for more than 10 years; she prefers to relax in the Orava countryside and she is passionate about horse riding.