Art Therapy is an integrative mental health and human services profession that enriches the lives of individuals and families through active art-making, creative process, applied psychological theory, and human experience within a psychotherapeutic relationship.


Art therapy will be facilitated by a professional art therapist to effectively support personal and relational treatment goals as well as community concerns. Art therapy will be used to improve cognitive and sensorimotor functions, foster self-esteem and self-awareness, cultivate emotional resilience, promote insight, enhance social skills, reduce and resolve conflicts and distress, and advance societal and ecological change.



Art therapy helps:

Improve Cognitive Function 

Fine Motor Skills

Foster Self-Esteem

Foster Self-Awareness

Cultivate Emotional Resilience

Enhance Social Skills

Activities of Daily Life

Reduce and Revolve Conflicts

Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer 

232 East 11th Street, Suite 100, Chattanooga, TN  37402  

phone: 423.243.3471    fax: 423-498-3581