Author Archives for Adam Farber

Emotional Landscapes

February 10, 2018 7:59 pm Published by 4 Comments

‘Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.’ – Charles Lindbergh   Art therapists tend to love working with metaphors, and I’m no exception. Metaphors spontaneously arise in art and serve as an entry point for connection and meaning. In my art therapy groups at...


The Art of Resilience

July 24, 2017 8:36 pm Published by 16 Comments

‘Resilience is very different than being numb. Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fall, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But, you keep going.’ (Yasmin Mogahed) I lived in Queens NY for many years. NYC is where I went to grad school for art therapy and began my career as an art therapist. The city held many possibilities and...


Urban Outfitters Interview

February 21, 2017 8:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A couple weeks ago I was chosen to be Artist of the Week by Urban Outfitters Europe. Below is my interview with Urban Outfitters where I talk about the role of art in my life and my evolving creative process. You can also read the interview on their site! UO: What inspires you to create artwork? As a child I...


Back To Blogging – Because Imperfection Is Just Right

September 23, 2015 5:17 pm Published by 2 Comments

I’ve been on a little blogging hiatus here at Art Therapy Spot, but I’m diving back into it now! My husband jokes that I use the word ‘whirlwind’ to describe this past year at least three times a day. So what has been swirling around in this supposed whirlwind? A move from NYC to Massachusetts, the addition of a second child, figuring...