What can art therapy treat?

What Can Art Therapy Treat?

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: September 19, 2022Updated: August 23, 2022Art therapy has been shown to help people with a wide range of problems, from substance use disorders to anxiety and depression. It has also been indicated to help children with autism and ADHD, as well as adults with trauma or serious brain injuries. Art therapy services in Tacoma,…

Is art therapy right for me?

Is Art Therapy Right for Me?

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: September 16, 2022Updated: August 23, 2022If you’re familiar with the benefits of art therapy, you may be asking yourself, what is art therapy, and is art therapy right for me? Maybe you were never very good at drawing, or your artistic abilities are limited to stick figures. The beauty of art therapy is that…

The types of art therapy

5 Types of Art Therapy

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: September 14, 2022Updated: August 23, 2022Art therapy for mental health and addiction is a type of treatment that uses the creative process to help people explore, express, and cope with their emotions. Art therapy can be done individually or with a group and often uses traditional materials such as paints, crayons, watercolor, or clay.…

effects of trauma on the brain

3 Negative Effects of Trauma on the Brain

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: March 26, 2022Updated: March 18, 2022There is no limit to the impact that trauma can have on a human being. In fact, experiencing traumatic events in childhood and throughout the course of a life can severely alter a person’s path in their life. Trauma causes physical, emotional, and psychological pain. In addition, the effects…

self harm awareness month

Self-Harm Awareness Month

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: March 24, 2022Updated: May 13, 2022In the United States, Canada, and in Western Europe, March is observed as Self-Harm Awareness Month. Self-harm awareness is critical because there are two-million cases of self-harm, mostly in youths, reported annually in the United States. If you fear that a young person in your life is in danger,…

Man and woman sitting learning about unhealed trauma

How Unhealed Trauma Affects Relationships

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryAuthorColin MooreColin Moore read morePublished: December 21, 2021Updated: January 24, 2022Traumatic events are unexpected, can cause severe distress, and are usually uncontrollable. Unique backgrounds and life experiences can cause people to react to traumatic incidents differently. An event causing great suffering in one person could leave another entirely unaffected. Everyone has a unique way of…

Woman receiving counseling for both trauma and addiction

Trauma and Addiction

ByBayviewRecoveryBayviewRecoveryPublished: May 3, 2021Updated: May 27, 2021Did you know that one person’s unpleasant experience is another one’s traumatic incident? This understanding illustrates that trauma is highly unique to the person. When you experience it, therapy can help you with processing the event. Without help, you might be facing ongoing trauma and addiction.At Bayview Recovery, we…