“This is why, Hewitt says, techniques that just target the way people think — like cognitive behavioral therapy — aren’t a good fit for perfectionism. “

In art therapy, perfectionism emerges from the first moment. Perfectionist habits must be abandoned to create. One must be brave and risk humiliation, rejection, and tolerate anxiety.
One of my joys in life is watching clients find comfort in their own imperfection. Relaxing into that zone makes space for risk taking and growth in life beyond the canvas.

About Andrea Davis , LPC-AT-S, ATR-BC

I am a Board Certified Art Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor in Dallas, Texas.
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