How art therapy treats anxiety in children

Anxiety is a normal feeling that everyone experiences, which is caused by the body’s fight or flight response releasing adrenaline. A small amount can be healthy, but when a child is exposed to too much physical or emotional stress, an over production of adrenaline can cause them to feel anxious too often, which is commonly known as an anxiety disorder. In a recent NHS study, it was discovered that in the UK a staggering 300,000 young people are currently living with an anxiety disorder. When talking is too much The Q&A format of talking therapy can be anxiety provoking for a child, particularly as they may have limited vocabulary to express what has happened to them and how they feel about

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