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Art Therapy Prezi

By:Emily Wall October 28th 2011

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on 15 December 2011

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What is Art Therapy? Definition: Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses the creative process of making art to improve a person's physical, mental, and emtional well-being. Example Who Can benefit from this type of therapy? Students body image issues Elderly child soldiers What are the different forms of Art Therapy? photography sculpting drawing painting collages Do you need to be "talented"? No, you are simply communicating through art, there are no specific guidelines that one must follow. 11-Year Old Boy Arrested & Handcuffed for Drawing Stick Figures How does one become an Art Therapist? "Art therapists are trained in therapy and art. They have studied and mastered psychology and human development. Art therapists typically have a clinical practice of some sort. They are masters in this niche when it comes to using art as a springboard for everything from a general assessment of another person’s state to treatment for a serious illness." Cancer Now it's your turn... Psychology degree Double major, minor in art Specifically in NC you’d need a certificate Masters required internship social worker 93% of what we communicate is non-verbal; the things that we often express through our actions are more believable than the words that come out of our mouths The goal of art therapy is for the patient to express what they otherwise might not have the courage or understanding to say A. Car Accident B. War scene C.House fire D. Playground Prospective Salary... Why? One would need to be interested in working with people
Helping others, your main perk would be the satasfaction of helping others (yearly average) $33,000 to $41,999 North Carolina Employment & Outlook: 420 people employed in this occupation in NC in 2006
its expected to be 450 in 2016 1:06
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