What is Group Art Therapy?

Category: Psychotherapy


Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy and is often combined with traditional psychotherapeutic techniques as a way of integrating the creative process and the therapeutic process. Group process includes discussion time for reflecting on the images.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support mental / emotional health 3 1
Borderline personality disorder 1 1
Complex post-traumatic stress disorder 1 0
Promote relaxation 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Group Art Therapy

Side effect Patients
Whole body ache 1

Why patients stopped taking Group Art Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped going to Group Art Therapy


Stopped going to Group Art Therapy

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Group Art Therapy.