A discussion about mental health tends to find many of us unguarded and in denial, since it is so stigmatized in our society, a label that nobody wants to have. However, what is mental health?
The art therapist Bruce Moon, points out that “some people think that the purpose of therapy is to help individuals to come to know and accept truths about their lives”. Many clients come to therapy, expecting the therapist to “fix” their problem(s).
Without having to spend time hearing each person’s story of anxiety and blame, the art product can be created simultaneously by everyone drawing at the same time, which reduces the number of unprofitable conversations.