6 thoughts on “Crafting Provides Cross-Body Therapy Which Helps Mental Health

  • June 27, 2019 at 8:21 am

    I agree fully. The process is more important than the product but in the end, a beautiful product is incredibility uplifting to the creator. The creative process can be incredibly confidence building for those struggling with personal identity issues.

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    • June 28, 2019 at 3:31 pm

      Yes, I think the product can be an important aspect of wellness, too. The more we embrace each aspect of a craft project, the more we can benefit!

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  • June 29, 2019 at 6:55 am

    In recent months, I have become more aware of the way in which crafting, specifically crochet and knitting has been impactful in work with youth at risk. This would be a great concept to pursue, I think.

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    • July 1, 2019 at 11:49 am

      Definitely. There are some great substance abuse programs and juvenile justice programs that offer crafting to heal. I’d love to know more about the things you’ve learned about this.

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  • June 29, 2019 at 7:02 am

    In recent months, I have become more aware of how crafting, specifically knitting and crochet are being used in work with young people who are at risk. As a certified crochet instructor, I am interested in pursuing that concept.

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  • July 10, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    I LOVE to craft but due to arthritis in my hands I am unable to knit or crochet. Can you recommend any other creative outlets to help? Currently I am pursuing recycled crafts mostly using old books and paper.

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