Arts is for all, regardless of age, gender and social status.
Arts Can Heal
According to the latest UN World Happiness Report, Hong Kong ranked 76th in terms of Happiness, even lower than the war-torn country Libya. Hong Kong people have a great need for improving wellbeing and happiness.
Research has proven the healing effect of arts therapies. The creative process of arts empowers people to handle emotional issues, anxiety and stress, and brings happiness.
1 in 5 people in Hong Kong lives in poverty. These financially deprived also deserve mental support through means like arts therapies.
ARTS POWER partners with NGOs and hires Registered Expressive Arts Therapists to conduct programs. So the underprivileged can also benefit from the healing power of arts.
Arts for Social Inclusion
Arts is for all, regardless of age, gender and socio-economic status. In future, we aim to have arts festivals where people from different income groups can enjoy arts together.
We offer Expressive Arts Therapy programs.
We partner with NGOs to provide small-group therapy programs for the underprivileged.
Our NGO programs help the following people in need.
We provide tailor-made programs for schools, corporate and other institutions.
Our programs help corporate and schools in the following ways.
We provide small-group programs, large-group workshops, and 1-on-1 sessions for everyone.
Our programs can help address the following issues.
About Expressive Arts Therapy
Everyone has the innate ability to be creative, using arts to explore, express and heal oneself.
What Is Expressive Arts Therapy(EXAT)?
Effectiveness of Expressive Arts Therapy
A number of researches and studies has proved that Expressive Arts Therapy can help different kinds of people and is effective for:
Qualification of Registered Expressive Arts Therapist
All therapists we hire are registered with the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA), and/or the Australian, New Zealand and Asian Creative Arts Therapies Association (ANZACATA), which require them to have at least completed 1,000 or 750 supervised practice hours respectively, demonstrating an in-depth understanding of human development and psychological growth.
Our Business Model
We adopt a hybrid model.
Who We Are
Social worker, doctor, former journalists, Expressive Arts Therapy students and MBA candidate.
We are a group of art lovers - some are studying the Master of Expressive Arts Therapy program at the University of Hong Kong, and will become Expressive Arts Therapists upon graduation, while others have studied art history.
We are also professionals in various fields - with background in social work, medical and health care, journalism, finance, PR and marketing. One of us is an MBA candidate.
We deeply believe in the power of arts.