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Episode 23: The Healing Power of Art Therapy in ED Recovery

Woman painting with watercolors.

How can creating art help someone heal from an eating disorder? Join Sam and Ashley to discuss the role of art therapy in eating disorder treatment with board-certified art therapist and Renfrew’s Creative Arts Therapy Supervisor, Kyle Congdon (he/him/his).

Learn how art therapy can be a safe space to push beyond fear and perfectionism, access emotional experiences, and unlock the playful parts of self. Kyle gives examples of different ways art therapy can support treatment goals, including assessing progress throughout treatment. From squeezing clay to splashing paint, Kyle gives examples of prompts and interventions that can be helpful across various diagnoses.

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