Nurturing your own development isn’t selfish. It’s actually a great gift to other people.
– Rick Hanson -
At The Art of Wellbeing we follow a solution-driven process that sees the marriage of psychology with multimodal arts and other creative expressions.
One of the differences between this evidence-based approach and more traditional forms of “talk therapy”, is that the latter predominantly relies on the use of language. However, through combining creative interventions with traditional psychotherapeutic approaches we take advantage of a whole-brain approach so that all of our capacities are utilized.
Traditional therapy combined with creative arts therapy, provide clients alternative modes of expression, circumventing the limitations often experienced when making use of - or being restricted to - verbal expression alone.
This form of therapy benefits a very wide range of clients.
Aside from treatment for anxiety and depression, trauma and PTSD, clients with learning difficulties, autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, disability and chronic pain and illness also benefit.
We also have a strong focus on adolescent development, career and change management, as well as life and business coaching.
INDIVIDUALS & FAMILIES
Don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it. I do that every day. Asking for help isn't a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength. It shows you have the courage to admit when you don't know something, and to learn something new.
- Barack Obama -
The changes during adolescence are not something to just get through; they are qualities we actually need to hold on to in order to live a full and meaningful life in adulthood.
- Dr Dan J Siegel -
Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
- Ralph Marston -
BUSINESS & ORGANISATIONS
The highest levels of performance come to people who are centered, intuitive, creative, and reflective - people who know to see a problem as an opportunity.
- Deepak Chopra -