The Art of Emotional Healing
Feelings either flow naturally, like a river, or get dammed up. If our emotions become blocked, we can become tense, unhappy, anxious, or depressed. This book offers simple techniques for using art to embrace, understand, and release our emotions so that we can experience a greater sense of well-being in our lives.
InThe Art of Emotional Healing, Lucia Capacchione presents the simple yet powerful methods she uses in her internationally acclaimed workshops, showing us how to reach inside and let our feelings out through drawing, painting, journal writing, collage making, sculpting, drumming, dancing, mask making, and more. No artistic talent or skill is required, only a desire to let go of self-criticism and discover how we really feel.
"Lucia's gentle yet powerful exercises guide us in the discovery of our own inner wisdom" —Dr. Joan Borysenko, author ofMinding the Body, Mending the Mind
"The exciting culmination of a life's work by a pioneer in integrating the arts into the practice of psychotherapy and self-help. Lucia has recovered for all of us the ancient connection between the expressive arts and the release of our healing powers. Bravo to an artist of the soul!" —David Richo, author ofHow to Be an Adult in RelationshipsandThe Five Things We Cannot Change