Art Therapy with Lynn Cukaj, Art Therapist

Create

Change

by engaging the

Mind

&

Body

Spirit

To ensure safety during Covid-19, Art Therapy group and individual sessions are offered via Zoom. Starting Spring 2021, Creative Expressions will be holding space for outdoor group Art Therapy sessions in Somers, New York. Click here to learn more.

Helping Children, Teens & Adults Navigate Change & Foster Growth Through CREATIVE EXPRESSION

Art therapy enriches the lives of individuals through creative artmaking and applied psychological theory. The process provides an effective means to express feelings and ideas that are often too powerful or confusing to communicate verbally.

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Why Art Therapy?

Improve cognitive and sensorimotor functions

Foster self-esteem and self-awareness

Cultivate emotional resilience

Promote insight

Enhance social and interpersonal skills

Reduce and resolve conflicts and distress

LYNN

CUKAJ, ATR-BC

Board Certified Art Therapist

“Art therapy is a way to make the non-verbal visible and help those without words connect with their emotions.” 

HOW DOES ART THERAPY WORK?

enhance social skills

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SENSORY EXPLORATION

  • Improve Focus & Attention

  • Gain Impulse Control

SELF-EXPRESSION

  • Explore the Imagination

  • Express Emotions Free of Judgment

CREATIVE WRITING

  • Habituate Positive Thinking

  • Relieve Stress

  • Develop Reflection Skills

MINDFULNESS

  • Calm the Body & Mind

  • Focus on the Here & Now

  • Practice with a Nonjudgmental Mind

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Helpful Links

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

National resource center for parents, teachers and caregivers for social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5.

Mindful

Tips on how to incorporate mindful practices at home and in the workplace.

GoZen

Mindfulness and empowerment programs for kids.

Art Therapy Materials

A curated list of items that anyone can purchase from Amazon or find in their home.