Arts Therapy for Children

Children are easily drawn to making art and other expressive means, as it is a natural form of communication for them and innate in our human development. Most children love to paint, model with clay, play, engage in drama/dance and so the creative arts are a natural conduit to enable personal change and easy for children to engage in. Arts therapy  encompasses a…

What is Art Therapy

Art therapy is a unique form of psychotherapy in which art and image-making play a central role within the therapeutic relationship. It is a predominantly nonverbal means of psychotherapy. Art therapy is about using art as a tool for communication, and through the therapeutic relationship, emotional and developmental needs can be addressed with the intention…

Bio – Julia Byrne

Julia Byrne, M.A. A.Th., Art Ed Julia grew up in Hong Kong  & since 1995 she has worked there as an art therapist with private clients (children, teenagers and adults) as well as families stemming from a psychotherapy framework. She has extensive experience working through various local organizations/NGO’s and the Hong Kong Hospital Authority for twenty years:…