Therapeutic Dream Catchers FREEBIE!! Great for art therapy, self regulation, behavior classrooms....  OR could use with Zones of Regulation!!

Therapeutic Dream Catchers: Steps: Decorate your dream catcher Think of your negative emotions, triggers, or experiences Trap those negative thoughts/triggers/emotions inside of your dream catcher.

Interactive and hands-on coping strategies for kids and young adults #pathway2success #specialeducation #copingstrategies

Practicing Coping Strategies (with a craft!)

It’s important to teach, practice, and choose coping strategies that work for each individual child. Using a Coping Strategies Fortune Teller can help with all their different feelings in a fun, interactive, and hands-on way.

Affirmation stones - Positive self-affirmations and mindfulness activities - art therapy, self care

Affirmation stones - Positive self-affirmations and mindfulness activities - art therapy, self carecould you cool if we started the girls group!

Tree of Strength (Creativity in Therapy) - This art therapy directive helps clients to identify their personal strengths, coping skills, and supportive people to get through a difficult time. Great creative activity for mental health or trauma treatment, in individual therapy or group therapy.

Tree of Strength : Creative Expression Activity to help kid with medical conditions talk about what gives them strength

EMPOWER YOUR GIRL - Help build your girl's confidence and self esteem with this fun project! We <3 this idea.

A wonderful project for girls (+boys). A damaged self-esteem can wreck your career and harm your relationships. You can turn your life around by working on your self-esteem, and this guide will give you all the resources you need.

UPDATE: Activities, art therapy, and questions for helping children (K-8) understand emotions with "Inside Out" is now available (click here.) "Inside Out" by Disney/Pixar is in theaters now. As a therapist, I loved seeing emotions brought to life. I loved seeing concepts such as personality, memory and depression

Inside Out Study Guide for Teens: Understanding Emotions from Abigail Burd, LCSW, in San Diego. Via /babybirdsfarm/

Art Therapy Fundamentals [Allow the one that is being helped to read into his/her own interpretation of the colors he/she uses. Jndy]

20 Art Therapy Activities You Can Try At Home To Destress

Narrative Therapy: The Tree of Life. Review what's important to you and your life. Priorities and simplify

The Tree of Life is a narrative therapy project, designed by Ncazelo Ncube of REPSSI and David Denborough (Dulwich Centre Foundation) for young people. I have recently adapted it for a 6 week adult.