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What is Art Therapy?

Art therapy, sometimes called creative arts therapy or expressive arts therapy, is a form of expressive therapy that uses art materials, such as paints, chalk and markers. Art therapy encourages people to express and understand emotions through artistic expression and through the creative process. Art therapy uses the creative process of making art to improve […]

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Unconditionally

I was listening to Katy Perry’s song, Unconditionally, with my tween daughters, when one said, “Mom, what’s up with loving unconditionally. Love doesn’t have conditions, does it?”  Like many others, I had been brought to believe that love can come in two forms: unconditional and conditional.Unconditional love happened when someone saw you, warts and all, […]

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A Dream (From the Archives)

This is a post I shared in 2007 and today, seven years later, feels like the right time to repost. * * * For days now, I’ve I have been brainstorming some powerful piece to tie into Martin Luther King Day about how we should rediscover our dreams and serve others when this came across […]

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Toxic Tarts

I was just reading back issues of Us magazine and, well, I got really annoyed. You see, I have two daughters and one son – all three very impressionable. And, I like that they are impressionable, because it provides me the opportunity to expose them to a variety of experiences, individuals and lessons that will help […]

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Wait a Minute? I Thought I was Their Mother (or How My Big Ol’ Ego Got a Smackdown)

Bam. Oooff. Smack. Completely sucker-punched. Feeling woozy. Wind knocked out of me. Completely nauseous. Black spots. Holding back tears. Tears spilling over.  Ever felt that way? C’mon, I know you have. Maybe it was that day you found out you didn’t get the job, or when you found out your marriage was over, or you […]

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