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 

1705 S. Holtzclaw Ave. Chattanooga, TN  37404  

phone: 423.243.3471    fax: 423-498-3581