KCAT incorporate a combination of Art Psychotherapy and Dramatherapy in to their Creative Arts Psychotherapy approach. It is a flexible form of psychotherapy that can successfully address a wide range of difficulties. With in an non judgmental therapeutic relationship meaningful creative engagement is encourage as a part of the healing process.
Previous experience or expertise in art is not necessary to be able to use the process. Creative Arts Psychotherapy can be an effective treatment for psychological struggles resulting from emotional, psychological or physical trauma or ill health.
Creative Arts Psychotherapy can accommodate people with long term conditions to prevent relapse and people who need support to prevent crisis.
Further information can be found on the British Association of Art Therapy (BAAT) and British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth) websites, listed below.