Dr Rati Vajpeyi, is a consultant in Oncology , a multi-media Artist and a certified Life Coach. She uses art to assist people cope with stresses of diagnosis, treatment and living with the label of being ‘a çancer patient’ since 1996 .
She considers this medium a very effective method of communication, where expression ,or articulation of thoughts and emotions are a challenge .
She has expanded her focus from Cancer to include persons who have subclinical depression and emotional imbalances associated with age, illness, isolation, relationship issues among other varying situations .
Rati uses her methods with people of all ages and from all backgrounds .
Rati is a NPI Certified Life Coach based on Neuroscience .
Emotional Intelligence is a quality in humans which is overlooked and not given the consideration which it deserves . It forms the foundation of maturity which is so essential in coping with the tensions and stresses of modern life . Art has the ability to stimulate the right side of the brain responsible for emotional development .
Art works in many ways ---for example ----the process of making art it self ……
· Helps to focus attention
· Promotes control and coordination
· Allows introspection and meditation.
· Induces relaxation
· Promotes confidence
· Promotes understanding & tolerance
Rati has first hand experience on the benefits of art –which she promotes through her clients on either a one-to-one setting or in group workshops.
artist 53 years ---sample of a person from a art sesssion
artist 35 years --- a work of a person from a session of Healing thru art .