Expressive Arts and Art Therapy
Trauma can be difficult to talk about as an adult, let alone for children and teens. Finding ways to connect with them around their pain and the issues that have come up for them can be a challenge. You want to help them and understand what they are going through, but as they get older, it can be harder and harder for some kids to let you in. Tweens and teens still enjoy being creative and want to share their story, but dolls and stuffed animals might not be the right approach.