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What is Art Therapy?

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sarah Wren

on 24 February 2015

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Transcript of What is Art Therapy?

Art
Therapy 101

Definition
Myths
Media and Task
Benefits
Approach
Children's Artwork
A mental health profession that uses art media, the creative process, and resulting artwork to explore feelings, manage emotions, reduce presenting symptoms, and build self-esteem.
It's all about the product.

Art therapists can interpret meaning.
Materials have therapeutic properties.
Control vs. Freedom
Affect vs. Cognitive
Structured vs. Unstructured
"What is it?" vs. "Tell me about your drawing."
Art making engages the entire brain.
Creates venue for externalization of problems.
Brings attention to the here and now.
Decreases impulsivity, encourages decision making, and development of self concept.
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