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Art Therapy Exercise #6

Conflict is a natural part of life. The goal behind this exercise is to help the patient explore the conflicts they are experiencing in the present time.

  • Discuss how the picture personifies a particular conflict the patient is dealing with
  • Focus on the size and shape of the picture and how it corresponds to conflict
  • Explore the impact that conflict has on the patients thoughts and emotions
  • Assist the patient in learning how to express their problems


Encourage the patient to draw their idea of conflict using a variety of lines, colors, and shapes.

Tools and Materials You Will Need For This Art Therapy Exercise.

  • Drawing paper
  • Paints
  • Markers
  • Crayons
  • Color pencils