By Julia Weis, ¡Salud America!, July 20, 2021
A new method is emerging to help children heal from trauma – art therapy.
More mental health clinics, like the Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas, are beginning to use art to help children with the healing process.
Mental health professionals hope that art therapy can help children process adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), which is growing to be a public health crisis.
“Art therapy helps one process emotions and feelings that one is struggling with, so that he or she can begin healing,” said art therapist Savita Jakhar Gandash, according to The Interview Portal.
Read about what art therapy is and how Latino children can heal from ACEs and trauma.