The Hollywood Clinic
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Art Therapy 

Patients benefit from Art Therapy at The Hollywood Clinic

Type  Day patient program
Frequency/duration Ongoing every Monday
Who is it for Art Therapy is for anyone experiencing distress and is especially effective for people who find it difficult to verbalise or acknowledge their feelings.
About the program Art Therapy involves using art for self-expression and reflection in the presence of a trained art therapist. Patients referred to the program don’t need any experience or skill in art as the aim is to enable a patient to effect change and growth on a personal level through the use of art materials in a safe environment.          

As well as drawing, painting and clay, the art therapist may use creative writing, creative visualisation, music and movement.

Art Therapy helps people:

  • Increase insight and awareness
  • Release feeling and emotions
  • Identify blocks to emotional expression and growth
  • Develop creativity and self expression
  • Develop self understanding
  • Improve self esteem
  • Solve problems and conflicts
  • Increase communication skills
  • Relax and develop focus
  • Develop healthy coping skills
Additional information

You will require private health insurance or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) entitlements or agree to self-fund this course.

Enquiries If you would like to know more about how we can help you, please call 9346 6803 during business hours or email

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Art Therapy