"I have been able to open up more"
About: John Taylor Hospice John Taylor Hospice B24 0DF
Posted by Diagi9 (as ),
A counsellor at the hospice suggested I try art therapy. I was apprehensive and nervous to begin with. I remember saying to the counsellor that I wasn’t very good at drawing and she reassured me that I didn’t need to be a fantastic artist.
I am so glad I put my worries aside and gave it a go. Art therapy has given me ways of expressing myself and my emotions without even realising it. I have been able to share some of the harder emotions through a range of different ways and using different materials.
I feel much more relaxed in that environment knowing it isn’t all about talking and being asked questions. I don’t think I would be where I am today without giving art therapy a chance. I have been able to open up more and express feelings I didn’t realise I was bottling up. I am so grateful to the team for all they have done. Thank you John Taylor Hospice.