Other Holistic Creative Therapies 

There are so many ways we can use creativity and the arts to help our mental health during times of stress. Below are just some of the modalities you can try. Remember, it’s about the process, not the product, so let go and know that there are no mistakes!

  • ​Writing Therapy-Narrative Therapy, journaling, free writing, short stories 

  • Play Therapy- Sand Tray, dress-up, make-believe, exploration

  • Art Therapy- Painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, collage 

  • Yoga, Meditation, mindfulness, exercise  

  • Eco Therapy-Hiking, camping, trail running, gardening, gathering found objects 

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