Mira’s therapeutic framework is informed by integrated theoretical models, which includes but not limited to Freudian psychoanalytic psychodynamics, Jungian analytical psychology, Gestalt theories, Humanistic psychology, Person-centered therapy, Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory, Piagetian theory of cognitive development and Mindfulness-based art therapy.
Mira guides her clients through a creative and transformative journey of art making as a form of psychotherapy, where their unconscious core-conflicts are identified and resolved through visual imageries, symbols and explorations of various art media. Giving forms, shapes and colours to inexplicably difficult feelings and emotional pains through a therapeutic medium of art therapy elevates human spirits as it allows one to see and feel what is suppressed and obscured otherwise.
Mira provides therapy in Korean and English. She is able to support children and adolescents in the following areas:
Mira ensures her clients to encounter art therapy as a safe and constructive therapeutic experience, where they can let go of their guards, and unlock their creative minds to regenerate their inner resilience and psychological vitality. Through creative modality of visual arts, Mira assists her clients, with or without previous artistic experiences, to immerse in the process of art making, in a non-judgemental therapeutic environment, and to observe challenges of their lives from different perspectives.