Art therapy is a form of expression therapy that improves creativity, self-awareness, and functioning. Art therapy encourages people to understand their emotions through creative processes. This process helps individuals manage feelings, communicate in different ways, and improve self esteem. Art therapy involves the use art making, such as painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, or a variety of other types of visual art expression. This is coupled with professional guidance. Through creating art and reflecting on the process, children and adults get to express themselves in new ways. For many, using words and other means of communication can be hard. Art therapy creates a new path for people to express their feelings. Therefore, it is a key piece of our therapeutic package.