Lori L H Higgins

MS, ATR-BC, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist

Lori L H Higgins

MS, ATR-BC, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist

Telehealth Available
Professions: Art Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Creative Arts Therapist - 001159
Billing and Insurance:
Fees: $70-$100 per session. I take Mastercard, Visa, Paypal, checks, cash and Square.
Free phone consultation
Sliding scale
Evening Availability

Offices

Canalside Therapeutic Arts
3 Railroad Street
Fairport, New York 14450

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My Approach to Helping

Do you have stress in your life? Are you depressed or anxious? Has life taken a sudden and unexpected turn and you are struggling to cope?, stress, and sadness can all take a toll on your quality of life. We are pulled in so many directions that it can be hard to find the time to work on ourselves. Together we will navigate life changes, improve your sense of well-being, discover a sense of purpose, and reconnect with what brings you happiness.

Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that includes creativity. I have 16 years of clinical experience working with people of all ages and teaching and supervising graduate art therapy students. My goal with with everyone I work with is simple, I want you to remember who you are. You have inner wisdom, confidence and strengths that can become hard to access in a challenging world. Therapy can be one of the most important experiences of your life.

Your first session will consist of talking about why you want to find help and learning about what I have to offer. Together, we will come up with a plan that involves creating some form of artwork designed to help you think about your life and issues. No skill is required. When you have finished a piece of artwork I will ask you questions along the lines of how you feel about the artistic process and what thoughts or memories you may have had while you were working. Art therapy is art with a purpose and that purpose is understanding yourself better. The symbols, colors, and imagery in art exercises can bring the wisdom of your inner self into view. You will understand yourself better than ever before. and learn to hear and trust the inner You.

I am here for you. I will meet you where you are at emotionally, I will listen to your story, your struggles, your memories. Together, we will sort through your pain and confusion and bring your world into focus through creativity and discussion. Art therapy can be life changing. Contact me today; we will begin an exciting journey together.

More Info About My Practice

Art therapy is art with a purpose and that purpose to help you understand yourself better and remember who you were before the pain. Self-expression through artistic creation has therapeutic value for those who are healing or seeking a deeper understanding of themselves and their personalities.
Art Therapists have training in areas that include clinical practice, human development, assessment, diagnosis, and counseling, as well as the use of the creative arts to provide appropriate services for all multicultural and artistic traditions.

Services I Provide

  • Art Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    I have personal experience and insights into the challenges associated with Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Exposure. There is healing is through the process of discussion with some who cares deeply and understands what you have experienced.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Dreamwork
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Journal Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Positive Psychotherapy

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