Creative Psychotherapy allows Adolescents expression and exploration of issues and concerns.
The therapeutic relationship is key, adolescents must feel safe, accepted and understood. A trusting relationship allows the adolescent client to express their thoughts and feelings. In the safe and contained therapeutic space adolescents have an opportunity to receive emotional support, explore conflicts with others, gain insight into their experiences and behaviours and find positive ways of managing relationships. .
The therapeutic powers of creativity and Play facilitates:
Communication and Self-expression.
Emotional well being, managing stress and anxiety.
Enhanced social relationships/social competence, healthy attachments,empathy.
Increased personal strengths/resilience, problem solving, positive self esteem.