June 17, 2020

“Craftfulness” - crafty healing

“Craftfulness” is a term created by Rosemary Davidson and Arzu Tahsin (2018) that pairs mindfulness alongside craft-making to ‘achieve moments of calm’ and ‘mend yourself by making things’. Davidson and Tahsin in their book explore mindfu...

June 17, 2020

Found objects in art therapy

One of the directives we have been exploring at Kids Inspired is asking the kids to bring a memento or object that is important to them to their art therapy sessions. ‘Found objects’ can be any everyday objects that we either find around the...

June 17, 2020

Postcard Art Therapy

One of our latest art therapy directives has been generating some great results at Kids Inspired, and that’s creating an emotive postcard. These postcards are designed as a private space to communicate some feelings to someone that will never receiv...

May 25, 2020

Collaborative Art-Making

Lately we’ve started to explore collaborative art-making during our art therapy sessions with some of the kids that struggle to engage with art-making on their own.

Collaborative art therapy sessions offer individuals and groups opportunities...

May 25, 2020

Art Therapy online - how does it work?

Often we get enquiries from our parents asking how can you do art therapy through a computer screen? The structure and delivery of the session is not that different from an in-person art therapy session. It just requires a little b...

May 12, 2020

Modelling after my family

One of the newer exercises we have brought into our art therapy sessions at Kids Inspired is forming our family dynamic out of clay! The child is encouraged to create models of their immediate family members (and extended if desired!) and paint...

May 8, 2020

Visual Body Mapping

One of the exercises we use with some of our older kids in art therapy is a visual body map. Similar to a ‘check-in’ image, the body map encourages the child to focus on how they’re feeling in this moment and becoming more self-aware of their body. 


April 15, 2020

{ Art Therapy }
Did you know that you can now book in for individual art therapy with our Registered Art Therapist, Alexandra.

Arts therapy is an allied health profession, and is delivered by professionally trained arts therapists who work with clients using art, dance...

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