I’m not sure why I hadn’t heard of this technique until recently (thank you pinterest!)…but the concept of art journaling is fairly new to me. Essentially, art journaling combines scrapbooking, journaling, doodling, and sketching into a creative outlet.
Clinically I can see great value in this, as it is often time difficult for people to put the intensity of their emotions into words. Color, bold lines, single words, etc may better express ones feelings than a standard journal entry. I would encourage everyone to give it a try! Below are a few examples found on-line: