Art Therapy for children experiencing family problems and separation/divorce
Family difficulties like conflict or divorce can be hard for children to mange a they may not be able to communcate verbally about their feelings. This can result in unresolved difficulties that may result in acting out behaviour such as anger or insecurity and separtion anxiety. Studies have shown that attaachment difficultied and early relationship trrauma can affect a child's development and their ability to form bonds with others. This can thus impact their academic work as stress affects the executive functioning and pre frontal lobe areas of the brain responsible for cognitive finctioning.