Visual expression has been used for healing throughout history and embraced in many cultures.
• Neurophysiologists recognize that art, healing and prayer all have similar brainwave patterns.
• Freud explored various ways to tap into the subconscious hoping to uncover what’s at the root of repressed feelings. Freud’s findings? The insights obtained from art were equal to and sometimes better than results gathered from scientific approaches.
• Freud believed that creative expression could identify underlying emotional pain almost immediately, whereas a psychoanalytic method could take hours.