What is Art Therapy?

Art therapy is an established mental health profession that uses the creative process of art making to improve and enhance the physical, mental, and emotional well being of individuals of all ages. It is based on the belief that the creative process involved in artistic self-expression helps people resolve conflicts and problems, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and achieve insight.

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Colors of Play

Colors of Play, LLC located in Northern New Jersey provides creative art and play therapy for children, adolescents and young adults with special needs, autistic spectrum disorders, behavioral problems, and children coping with loss & bereavement and emotional & traumatic issues. In addition, Colors of Play, LLC specializes in providing comprehensive consulting, program design and development to the agencies and organizations that serve these populations.

Services Include

  • Individual home sessions providing Art and Play Therapy for children & families
  • Development of Creative Programs for schools, social service and youth agencies
  • Consulting services for healthcare facilities, schools, and mental health organizations
  • State provider of the NJ Division of Child Behavioral Health Services
Pamela Ullmann, founder and art therapist. I have been practicing Art Therapy clinically since 1996. In that time, my career path has taken various directions, all of which have included working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds. I have had the opportunity to work in medical settings, school settings.. Continue reading about the founder
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