Art of Healing: Art Therapy And Lifelong Healing

Sep 26, 2013

"Every picture has a story, and for a lot of children art is the medium that helps them get their story out," -- Linda Thompson with Lutheran Social Services.

This artwork was created by a young person in therapy. Mental health experts say creating art like this can help lead to healing. Photo courtesy of Lutheran Social Services

The Art of Healing is the focus of a week-long series on SDPB.  We’ve heard how positive artworks in hospitals can speed recovery.  But, the act of creating art can also lead to healing and recovery.