Thirsty For Art - Art Therapy Podcast

Thirsty For Art - Art Therapy Podcast

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Inspiring and helping you to express yourself through art, take care of your inner well-being, & realize your best self. Learn what art and art therapy can do for us and actually DO some art - get ready to get your hands dirty with guided/ follow-along art therapy exercises.
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Inspiring and helping you to express yourself through art, take care of your inner well-being, & realize your best self. Learn what art and art therapy can do for us and actually DO some art - get ready to get your hands dirty with guided/ follow-along art therapy exercises.
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025. Advice to Future Art Therapists (A Letter to My Newly Grad Self)
Today I share supportive words to encourage my future fellow art therapists and art therapists in training. If you are a newly graduated person (in any field, really) and feel uncertain and ungrounded in your career, this is for you my friends. What I mention in this episode: What you need to do after graduating (hint: everything but art therapy 🤯) How to face the reality of your unknown future What mindset and belief will help you in your career - Support this podcast & get bonuses here: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at: * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest * https://www.thirstyforart.com  Free checklist "How to Become an Art Therapist" is HERE. Mini Creative Art Retreat eBook HERE. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖
12:30
October 6, 2019
024. 7 Things Nobody Tells You About Art Therapy and Art Therapists
Today we’ll talk about the 7 things that nobody tells you about art therapy and about art therapists. These are some things that you might not have known about art therapy.  What's covered in this episode: Settings of art therapy (where it can happen and with whom!) Art therapist training Mental health + art therapy What happens behind designing art therapy sessions - To get EARLY ACCESS to podcast episodes and YouTube videos plus EXTRA podcast episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at: * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest * https://www.thirstyforart.com  Free checklist "How to Become an Art Therapist" is HERE. Mini Creative Art Retreat eBook HERE. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖
12:45
September 21, 2019
023. How to Break Free from Being a Victim (And Be a Powerful Creator)
Today we’ll talk about how to break free from being a victim and become a powerful creator in life. What you’ll learn in this episode: The one thing that blocks us from creating the life we want What is victim mentality and how it shows up in our life and in others' lives What the opposite of being a victim looks like (hint: empowerment) What to do to break free from this mentality and move forward - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at: * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest * https://www.thirstyforart.com  Need help with breaking free from this victim mentality? My "Mindful Life Workbook" that has all the tools for you to find that power within you HERE. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖
14:32
September 7, 2019
022. Art Therapy as a Career and My Art Therapist Path
Today we’ll talk about Art Therapy as a career,  what it looks like,  what Art Therapists do,  as well as my own path to becoming an Art Therapist.  What you’ll learn in this episode:   How the Art Therapy field is like -  the downside and upside   Trends in Art Therapy   What an Art Therapist job is like   What got me into the Art Therapy career & what I did when I graduated   - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  Get my free checklist "How to Become an Art Therapist" HERE. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
19:37
August 21, 2019
021. Myths About Art Therapy
Today we’ll talk about myths and common misconceptions about art therapy. Is art therapy just for kids? Is art therapy for artists? Are coloring books art therapy? And more! What you’ll learn in this episode: For whom art therapy is for How to differentiate between art therapy and art class What coloring books are -  To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  Get my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" HERE. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
18:26
August 8, 2019
020. The Art Therapy Approach
Today, we'll talk about how art therapy involves a unique way of making art - an approach that is different to the usual art-making practices we are familiar with. You'll learn what makes art therapy "art therapy" and not something else. Let's explore what is the secret sauce to art therapy! - What you’ll learn in this episode: How to differentiate between art therapy and other art-making How you can make art-making more therapeutic The one thing that determines the choice of materials and methods in art therapy - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  Get the Free 21-Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care eBook here: https://thirstyforart.com/ebook/  I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
14:03
June 13, 2019
019. How to do Self Art Therapy at Home + Announcement
Listen to learn about how you can do self art therapy at home and what "art therapy" really means. I'll give you some tangible steps you can take to make art that is therapeutic. AND I have a special announcement today about the Youtube channel I am launching. Check out my first video on how to make art for anxiety here: https://youtu.be/yhKL3CuUxNs  - Make sure to like, comment, and subscribe on my Youtube! Thanks for listening! - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
19:23
May 15, 2019
018. Guided Art Therapy Exercise - Using Clay to Express Emotions
Welcome back to TFA! Today’s exercise is a prompt to help you use the art medium clay, which we talked about in detail in episode 17, to get in touch with how we are feeling.  - Materials needed:  Air dry clay  Table cover  Optional tools: fork, spoon, stamps, pencils, or a set of "modeling tools" to sculpt, detail, and shape  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression.  - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
06:07
May 7, 2019
017. Which Art Therapy Medium Should I Choose? Part 2: Clay And Fiber Art
Each art material and medium is different, as we have talked about before. Let’s explore some more art therapy materials that perhaps might not be as common as colored pencils.. That is, clay and fiber art (which includes crocheting, knitting, weaving, quilting, and more.) We’ll delve into why you want to choose OR avoid them.  - What you’ll learn in this episode:  The therapeutic qualities of clay and fiber art  Their psychological and emotional effects Why you would want to use or NOT use that specific material.  What to choose if you’re looking to feel more grounded and empowered or feel more in the “flow” and connected with others.  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression.  - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
32:34
March 21, 2019
016. Guided Art Therapy Exercise - Exploring Emotions Through Colored Pencils
Today’s exercise is a prompt to help you use the art medium - colored pencils, which we have been delving into in ep 15 - and get in touch with how we are feeling this week. Let’s get some colored pencils and make some art!  - Materials needed:  A compass or a round object to trace  Paper any size (letter size or 9x11")  Colored pencils Pencil or pen  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
04:31
March 14, 2019
015. Which Art Therapy Medium Should I Choose? Part 1: Colored Pencils And Watercolor Paint
Which art material should you choose? The thing is, not all materials are same. Not all materials are suitable for everybody. Let’s explore the therapeutic value of art materials. Art therapists intentionally choose materials based on their qualities and what best suits the persons' needs/goals. So let’s learn about the therapeutic value of the two common art mediums we could use: colored pencils and watercolor paint and why you want to choose OR avoid them.  What you’ll learn in this episode:  The therapeutic qualities of colored pencils and watercolor  The materials' psychological and emotional effects and why you would want to use or NOT use that specific material.  How art therapists see art mediums  What to choose if you’re looking for more expression vs more structure  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
20:54
March 7, 2019
014. Guided Art Exercise - Feeling Safe
This is a guided art exercise for when you need to feel more safe. A lot of the times, our feelings of fear or anxiety stem from our sense of safety. Establishing that sense of safety is very important for us in order to start releasing the fear/anxiety.  - Materials needed:  Box (shoe box, tea box, paper mache box, jewelry box, etc)  Fabric, pom pom or felt  Glue  Scissors  Pebbles, moss, papers, decorative objects (buttons, sequins, etc)  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
05:08
February 28, 2019
013. How To Deal With Your Inner Critic
When making art, our inner critic can be the number one obstacle to getting started. People spend years not touching any art materials because of this. We become paralyzed from this voice. So, what to do? Listen to learn about how we can stop being afraid of our inner critic and start picking up that paintbrush. What you’ll learn in this episode: • How to deal with this inner critic • The real reason why we get hang up on this • The root cause of our inner critic voice • How to prove the inner critic wrong • How art therapy helps silence the inner critic • How to start uprooting the inner critic from our lives once and for all • What happens when we stop being afraid of our inner critic - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
19:17
February 21, 2019
012. Guided Art Exercise - After A Stressful Work Day
This is a guided art exercise for when you have had a stressful work day and need to wind down a little bit or destress in a creative way. We will be doing a short guided imagery and making art afterwards.  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
10:07
February 13, 2019
011. Why You Are Stuck In The Same Pattern
The same bad relationships, the same bad work situations, bad habits, the same health problems, or financial situations. 😫 Is it a pattern!? There is a reason why we’re in the same situation, repeating the negative circumstance over and over. Learn why we we get into this pattern & what to do to stop this from happening in this new episode on Thirsty For Art 😀  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
26:08
February 7, 2019
010. Guided Art Exercise - When You’re Feeling Insecure
Welcome to the first mini episode of the year 2019! If you’re having any feelings of insecurity, today’s guide will help you find that sense of security, grounding, and nurturing you are needing. For this exercise, you may need to get outside to gather materials - but it will take only a short amount of time, probably only in your front yard/neighborhood park. But the exercise is awesome & fun, so you’ll get a lot out of it. (And please excuse my different than normal voice - just fighting off my cold!)  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
07:02
January 17, 2019
009. Art vs Art Therapy
Curious about art therapy but don’t know how it’s different from just taking art classes? 🧐🎨 Today’s episode is juicy with information about what art therapy is, how it’s different from art classes and explains what an artist vs art teacher vs art therapist does. If you’re wondering about trying out art therapy, this is the episode for you.  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
26:18
December 18, 2018
008. Guided Art Exercise - When You Need More Self-Trust
Welcome to another mini episode of Thirsty for Art! Do you need more trust in yourself? Or do you get swayed and influenced by outside forces too easily? Today we’ll make art that helps you strengthen that trust in your own inner guidance and intuition, and in your own goodness. 🙏 Let’s recognize and honor who you are right now.  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
06:48
December 6, 2018
007. How To Understand Your Unconscious Through Art
Welcome to the 7th episode of Thirsty for Art! Do you ever wonder about your unconscious self, or what goes on in your mind under your awareness? 🤔 Today we’ll explore how expressive art is a language of our unconscious. Find out some surprising statistics and understand what makes art such a powerful medium to express ourselves.  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
16:46
November 21, 2018
006. Guided Art Therapy Exercise - When You’re Feeling Anxious
Welcome to the 6th episode of Thirsty for Art! This is a guided art exercise for when you’re feeling a bit anxious😣⚡️. Perhaps you’re worried or your mind is jumping around! If so, gather your art supplies and find a place you can relax (don’t listen while driving!!). Let’s get into this creative self-care time!  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖  To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here.
09:28
October 21, 2018
005. The Reason Why You’re Stressed
Fifth Episode is all about stresssss ⚡️⚡️ Thirsty for Art will strive to focus on more mental well-being + art, so this will be a little shift from the past few episodes. In terms of our topic today: We all have with it in some way or form to different degrees. It’s inevitable. So how do we all deal with it? Where does it actually stem from? How come modern life is almost synonymous with chronic stress? We discuss this in detail and get into how art and expression is connected to all of this.  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
21:47
September 28, 2018
004. Guided Art Exercise - When Perfectionism Gets in the Way
4th episode of Thirsty for Art Podcast 💖 Today’s mini episode is going to guide you through an art exercise that will help you express yourself, without the perfectionism gremlin bothering you! Let’s get some art materials and start! - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖  To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here.
08:03
September 7, 2018
003. I Can’t Find My “Style”
Third episode of Thirsty for Art Podcast 💖 Today’s episode is about dealing with that pressure to find “your style” when you make art. Do you feel like your art is everywhere and you want to have a unique and consistent feel, but never seem to find it? Do you feel like your art is lacking uniqueness? Why do we have this idea that we need a “style” in art? Let’s delve deeper into this belief, because it’s actually limiting our expression and stopping us from making art!  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
21:17
August 26, 2018
002. Guided Art Exercise - When You’re Feeling Unsure
Second episode of Thirsty for Art Podcast 💖 Today’s episode is a “mini episode” that’s shorter than a regular episode because it’s a guided art exercise. It’s going to take you step by step on an art making journey so that you can make something even when you feel unsure about what to make or even when you’re not sure whether to make something at all. If you’re feeling unsure, this is for you. Try it at your own home by yourself (wearing pjs if you’re like me 😅) and use this to continue your creative art routine! - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
11:15
August 12, 2018
001. Can't Find the Time to Make Art?
First episode of Thirsty for Art Podcast 💖 Today’s episode is about something that almost all of us may have experienced - that is, struggling to find the time to make art. We all can be busy sometimes (well maybe more like most times), but with absolutely important things we have the ability to make time for them. So what really prevents us from making the time? What really holds us back? Let’s dive deeper into this and find what we need to do to make that time.  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 - To get EARLY ACCESS plus EXTRA episodes each month: https://www.patreon.com/thirstyforart  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here. I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖 
21:07
August 3, 2018
000. Pilot: We're Wired To Be Expressive
An introduction to Thirsty for Art Podcast 💖 Inviting all human beings who ever created anything with their hands to join the momentum to CREATE and EXPRESS. Nothing can stop you, except you.  - Brought to you by art therapist and artist Youhjung - here to inspire you to let go of your limitations and quench your thirst for expression.  I love comments, feedback, and questions - send them to hello@thirstyforart.com 💖  Connect with Thirsty For Art & Youhjung at:  * Youtube * Instagram * Pinterest  * https://www.thirstyforart.com  You can download my free eBook "21 Day Creative Art Retreat for Self-Care" here.
09:26
July 27, 2018
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