by Susan G., L.P.C.
(San Francisco, CA.)
I am a play therapist and specialize with kids from four to ten years old. I use creative counseling every day and my clients really respond to it! I add art counseling, sand tray, and bibliotherapy when working with clients.
I cannot imagine doing any other type of counseling with clients. I have used the tools from creative counseling with all ages as you have.
Creative counseling really works! It has helped me to become a better therapist. I use creative counseling skills in my personal life as well. Creative counseling and creative living has changed my life!
Thank you for offering such an informative website so others can learn this valuable technique in counseling. Their clients will thank them for taking the time to learn and apply it!
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Disclaimer: This website and its content is intended for trained licensed mental health professionals and school certified mental health professionals to use for their clients / students at their own discretion.
*If you ignore the disclaimer above are using these techniques on yourself and you feel any discomfort or upset it is highly suggested that you seek out a licensed mental health professional immediately.
"Beyond Art Therapy" is the concept from Dr. Stangline that combines all creative fields in therapy. It is not the traditional "art therapy" but goes beyond to include sand tray therapy, play therapy, mindfulness, meditation, color therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and a vast majority of other therapies.
For any other type of mental health emergency call your local 911 / Police Number immediately.
Dr. Stangline does not offer advice / suggestions to anyone who is not a professional mental health provider, or a student who is studying this field and has questions about mental health programs of study.
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