Thirsty For Art - Art Therapy Podcast

Thirsty For Art - Art Therapy Podcast

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Inspiring and helping you to express yourself through art, take care of your inner well-being, & realize your best self. Learn what art and art therapy can do for us and actually DO some art - get ready to get your hands dirty with guided/ follow-along art therapy exercises.


025. Advice to Future Art Therapists (A Letter to My Newly Grad Self)
Oct 6 • 12 min
Today I share supportive words to encourage my future fellow art therapists and art therapists in training. If you are a newly graduated person (in any field, really) and feel uncertain and ungrounded in your career, this is for you my friends. What I…
024. 7 Things Nobody Tells You About Art Therapy and Art Therapists
Sep 21 • 12 min
Today we’ll talk about the 7 things that nobody tells you about art therapy and about art therapists. These are some things that you might not have known about art therapy. What’s covered in this episode: Settings of art therapy (where it can happen and…
023. How to Break Free from Being a Victim (And Be a Powerful Creator)
Sep 7 • 14 min
Today we’ll talk about how to break free from being a victim and become a powerful creator in life. What you’ll learn in this episode: The one thing that blocks us from creating the life we want What is victim mentality and how it shows up in our life and…
022. Art Therapy as a Career and My Art Therapist Path
Aug 21 • 19 min
Today we’ll talk about Art Therapy as a career, what it looks like, what Art Therapists do, as well as my own path to becoming an Art Therapist. What you’ll learn in this episode: How the Art Therapy field is like - the downside and upside Trends in Art…
021. Myths About Art Therapy
Aug 8 • 18 min
Today we’ll talk about myths and common misconceptions about art therapy. Is art therapy just for kids? Is art therapy for artists? Are coloring books art therapy? And more! What you’ll learn in this episode: For whom art therapy is for How to…
020. The Art Therapy Approach
Jun 13 • 14 min
Today, we’ll talk about how art therapy involves a unique way of making art - an approach that is different to the usual art-making practices we are familiar with. You’ll learn what makes art therapy “art therapy” and not something else. Let’s explore…
019. How to do Self Art Therapy at Home + Announcement
May 15 • 19 min
Listen to learn about how you can do self art therapy at home and what “art therapy” really means. I’ll give you some tangible steps you can take to make art that is therapeutic. AND I have a special announcement today about the Youtube channel I am…
018. Guided Art Therapy Exercise - Using Clay to Express Emotions
May 6 • 6 min
Welcome back to TFA! Today’s exercise is a prompt to help you use the art medium clay, which we talked about in detail in episode 17, to get in touch with how we are feeling. - Materials needed: Air dry clay Table cover Optional tools: fork, spoon,…
017. Which Art Therapy Medium Should I Choose? Part 2: Clay And Fiber Art
Mar 21 • 32 min
Each art material and medium is different, as we have talked about before. Let’s explore some more art therapy materials that perhaps might not be as common as colored pencils.. That is, clay and fiber art (which includes crocheting, knitting, weaving,…
016. Guided Art Therapy Exercise - Exploring Emotions Through Colored Pencils
Mar 14 • 4 min
Today’s exercise is a prompt to help you use the art medium - colored pencils, which we have been delving into in ep 15 - and get in touch with how we are feeling this week. Let’s get some colored pencils and make some art! - Materials needed: A compass…
015. Which Art Therapy Medium Should I Choose? Part 1: Colored Pencils And Watercolor Paint
Mar 7 • 20 min
Which art material should you choose? The thing is, not all materials are same. Not all materials are suitable for everybody. Let’s explore the therapeutic value of art materials. Art therapists intentionally choose materials based on their qualities and…
014. Guided Art Exercise - Feeling Safe
Feb 28 • 5 min
This is a guided art exercise for when you need to feel more safe. A lot of the times, our feelings of fear or anxiety stem from our sense of safety. Establishing that sense of safety is very important for us in order to start releasing the fear/anxiety.…
013. How To Deal With Your Inner Critic
Feb 21 • 19 min
When making art, our inner critic can be the number one obstacle to getting started. People spend years not touching any art materials because of this. We become paralyzed from this voice. So, what to do? Listen to learn about how we can stop being afraid…
012. Guided Art Exercise - After A Stressful Work Day
Feb 13 • 10 min
This is a guided art exercise for when you have had a stressful work day and need to wind down a little bit or destress in a creative way. We will be doing a short guided imagery and making art afterwards. - Brought to you by art therapist and artist…
011. Why You Are Stuck In The Same Pattern
Feb 7 • 26 min
The same bad relationships, the same bad work situations, bad habits, the same health problems, or financial situations. 😫 Is it a pattern!? There is a reason why we’re in the same situation, repeating the negative circumstance over and over. Learn why we…
010. Guided Art Exercise - When You’re Feeling Insecure
Jan 17 • 7 min
Welcome to the first mini episode of the year 2019! If you’re having any feelings of insecurity, today’s guide will help you find that sense of security, grounding, and nurturing you are needing. For this exercise, you may need to get outside to gather…
009. Art vs Art Therapy
Dec 18, 2018 • 26 min
Curious about art therapy but don’t know how it’s different from just taking art classes? 🧐🎨 Today’s episode is juicy with information about what art therapy is, how it’s different from art classes and explains what an artist vs art teacher vs art…
008. Guided Art Exercise - When You Need More Self-Trust
Dec 6, 2018 • 6 min
Welcome to another mini episode of Thirsty for Art! Do you need more trust in yourself? Or do you get swayed and influenced by outside forces too easily? Today we’ll make art that helps you strengthen that trust in your own inner guidance and intuition,…
007. How To Understand Your Unconscious Through Art
Nov 21, 2018 • 16 min
Welcome to the 7th episode of Thirsty for Art! Do you ever wonder about your unconscious self, or what goes on in your mind under your awareness? πŸ€” Today we’ll explore how expressive art is a language of our unconscious. Find out some surprising…
006. Guided Art Therapy Exercise - When You’re Feeling Anxious
Oct 21, 2018 • 9 min
Welcome to the 6th episode of Thirsty for Art! This is a guided art exercise for when you’re feeling a bit anxious😣⚑️. Perhaps you’re worried or your mind is jumping around! If so, gather your art supplies and find a place you can relax (don’t listen…
005. The Reason Why You’re Stressed
Sep 28, 2018 • 21 min
Fifth Episode is all about stresssss ⚑️⚑️ Thirsty for Art will strive to focus on more mental well-being + art, so this will be a little shift from the past few episodes. In terms of our topic today: We all have with it in some way or form to different…
004. Guided Art Exercise - When Perfectionism Gets in the Way
Sep 7, 2018 • 8 min
4th episode of Thirsty for Art Podcast πŸ’– Today’s mini episode is going to guide you through an art exercise that will help you express yourself, without the perfectionism gremlin bothering you! Let’s get some art materials and start! - Brought to you by…
003. I Can’t Find My “Style”
Aug 25, 2018 • 21 min
Third episode of Thirsty for Art Podcast πŸ’– Today’s episode is about dealing with that pressure to find “your style” when you make art. Do you feel like your art is everywhere and you want to have a unique and consistent feel, but never seem to find it? Do…
002. Guided Art Exercise - When You’re Feeling Unsure
Aug 12, 2018 • 11 min
Second episode of Thirsty for Art Podcast πŸ’– Today’s episode is a “mini episode” that’s shorter than a regular episode because it’s a guided art exercise. It’s going to take you step by step on an art making journey so that you can make something even when…
001. Can’t Find the Time to Make Art?
Aug 3, 2018 • 21 min
First episode of Thirsty for Art Podcast πŸ’– Today’s episode is about something that almost all of us may have experienced - that is, struggling to find the time to make art. We all can be busy sometimes (well maybe more like most times), but with…
000. Pilot: We’re Wired To Be Expressive
Jul 27, 2018 • 9 min
An introduction to Thirsty for Art Podcast πŸ’– Inviting all human beings who ever created anything with their hands to join the momentum to CREATE and EXPRESS. Nothing can stop you, except you. - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to…