Expressive Therapy Program

The Expressive Therapy Program at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin provides patients and families with opportunities to engage in the creative process.

Expressive Therapy provides:

  • A safe and healing environment to promote self-expression, emotional support, and increase understanding of hospitalization
  • Opportunities to address concerns about illness, traumatic events, and loss through therapeutic interventions
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Integration into the hospital’s interdisciplinary team to encourage medical compliance and treatment goals
  • A way for patients and families to express feelings without using words
  • The encouragement of creative coping strategies and relaxation techniques
  • Anxiety and stress reduction

Make a donation to the Expressive Therapies Program or to see our wish list for program supplies.

Expressive Therapy includes the following programs: