Arts- Based Therapy’ or ABT is an integrated use of different art forms to bring about healing, growth and change.
It uses a combination of music, drama, movement, dance, imagery, poetry, visual art and storytelling. ABT is based on the understanding that each person possesses intellect, body, emotions and subtle energy fields.
ABT sessions are conducted at the individual as well as the group level. Art gives the freedom of exploring and expressing the self without any boundaries of verbal expression. No formal training in any art form is required for a person to experience a session.
ABT has been beneficial to people across the board, from different walks of life. It is widely used with children with special needs, with school and college students, in the corporate sector, for trauma healing, for meditative purposes, for treating emotional disturbances and it is complimentary in the treatment of developmental disabilities, neuro-physiological problems, psychological illnesses and several other it is used for relationship issues.