How I Came to Discover the Healing Power of Art Therapy + How It Can Help You

Mind + Body I will never forget the day my Aunt Bonnie offered me a small tablet of watercolors and said to me, “Paint what you are feeling, Gina.” I stared at her with a look of bewilderment and then stared out the window, where the sun was shining and neighbors were walking their dogs. Everything outside looked like a typical Saturday in our neighborhood. But my internal world was raging with chaos, sadness, overwhelm and the unknown. I was 17 years old at the time, and my mother was in the other room battling for her life with stage 4...

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