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Art therapy is a type of therapy that utilizes artistic processes in the process to improve mental well-being. Art therapy creates the space for you to express your feelings and thoughts through ways other than words and talking.

Some of the most common techniques that mental professionals employ in art therapy include:

  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Clay sculpture
  • Coloring
  • Collage
  • Photography

For someone who struggles to express their emotions and experiences through words alone, art therapy enables them to express themselves through visual representations. Art therapy is often paired with other types of therapy to better get to the root of and heal from mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, and eating disorders.

Whether you are located in downtown Calexico, the suburbs of Calexico, other nearby places such as El Centro, Indio, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Art Therapy Benefits

There are many benefits that come along with art therapy, and here are a few of them:

  • Self-awareness.
  • Self-expression.
  • Lower levels of stress.
  • Increased self-esteem.
  • Improved motor function.
  • Freer communication.

The benefits of art therapy apply to children, teens, and adults regardless of artistic ability. If you are interested in art therapy, read this article by licensed therapist Marla Berger about how art therapy heals.

Get Started with Art Therapy Today!

The best way to find out whether art therapy is for you is to seek out a licensed therapist who specializes in art therapy. And that’s why we’re here! Mental Health Match can help you get started by quickly matching you with a professional art therapist. Begin by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Maria Borges
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Create a space to pay attention and feel what's present and make space for parts of you that are longing to feel calmer, alive and joyful. We will also hear from the parts that are suffering and figure out what they need in order to heal.


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Create a space to pay attention and feel what's present and make space for parts of you that are longing to feel calmer, alive and joyful. We will also hear from the parts that are suffering and figure out what they need in order to heal.

Something to know about my approach is:

In somatic psychotherapy, we will explore what's present in the body by paying mindful attention to movement, sensation, breath, and expression. This holistic approach helps us access more resourcing and possibilities for our healing.

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Christina Dee
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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.


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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening the capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and compassionate, resilient heart.

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My psychotherapy practice integrates psychodynamic, existential, Jungian, trauma-informed, neuroscience, meditative-based, somatic and depth approaches to psychological growth, emotional healing, and spiritual transformation.

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Brittney Henderson
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I believe that a genuine connection with others is essential for healing. Connection is built on trust, understanding, non-judgement, and unconditional support.


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I believe that a genuine connection with others is essential for healing. Connection is built on trust, understanding, non-judgement, and unconditional support.

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You are the expert of your life. Focus on building trust and creating a safe therapeutic environment that will allow for honest discussion, growth, and healing to occur.

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Dr. Anissa York
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engage in a thorough clinical assessment that gathers information related to your identity, history, and relationships. This will help guide our work, increase understanding of patterns, find new ways of functioning, and build on coping strategies.


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engage in a thorough clinical assessment that gathers information related to your identity, history, and relationships. This will help guide our work, increase understanding of patterns, find new ways of functioning, and build on coping strategies.

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My work is rooted in evidence-based treatment and is led by respect, collaboration, empowerment, and relational connection. I have an identity-honoring approach that seeks to decrease tough emotional experiences while addressing current challenges.

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Melissa Grisi
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As your therapist, we will create an individualized plan tailored to your needs and wants. Together we can explore your feelings, thoughts, history, beliefs, and patterns at your pace.


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As your therapist, we will create an individualized plan tailored to your needs and wants. Together we can explore your feelings, thoughts, history, beliefs, and patterns at your pace.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a holistic approach and offer EMDR, CBT, DBT, expressive arts, mindfulness and trauma-informed yoga to help you achieve your goals so you can live the life you deserve.

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