A unique vehicle to learn about yourself on an unconscious level are your creative pursuits . In therapy we can use your creative products to help you to understand yourself on an unconscious level. Often clients bring their writing, painting, music or acting either current or crafted as a child. As we go through and understand what is before us, people are amazed what they have expressed with this unconscious vehicle.
Unconsciously we often choose our entertainment based on the struggles we identify as well as the joys in our lives. People often worry they are wasting their time watching TV, but they may be working on a situation troubling them.
"Good art wounds as well as delights. It must because, our defences against the truth are wound so tightly around us. But as art chips away at our defences, it opens us up to healing potentialities that transcend intellectual games and ego preserving strategies" Rollo May, 1985