Time: 10 minutes Contraindications: poor fine motor skills, decreased cognition OT goal: draw and complete a drawing that is similar to the picture in order to identify positive aspects about self and to increase self esteem.
Ideas and activities for therapists, teachers, or community partners who work with teens struggling with mental illness. The ideas and activities come from PsychEdPro, a website aimed at curating materials for mental health education and therapy.
Learn your partners strengths and qualities as they see them and utilize this information to create great ideas for the 2 of you to participate in. Progress comes from utilizing inner strengths people can identify about themselves.
Tree of Strength (Creativity in Therapy) - This art therapy directive helps clients to identify their personal strengths, coping skills, and supportive people to get through a difficult time. Great creative activity for mental health or trauma treatment,