A creative method of expression used as a therapeutic technique, art therapy
acts as a stimulus for emotional output.
NEW YORK -- When art therapy
is adjunctively combined with cognitive-processing therapy in combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder, there is a trend for improvement in the Beck Depression Inventory-II score and greater reported patient satisfaction with the therapy, according to interim results from the first known randomized trial to evaluate the addition of art therapy
in this setting.
Two in-depth art therapy
coverages are top recommendations for mental health practitioners, artists interested in art therapy
, and collections catering to them, and break the larger topic of art therapy
into two easily-digestible surveys.
The American Art Therapy
Association states that art therapy
is a method to "restore a client's functioning and his or her sense of personal well-being.
Bivins also works at Kristi House in Miami and uses a similar art therapy
program for healing sexually-abused children.
, a relatively new field that combines psychotherapy and art instruction, has a wide range of mental health applications, from reducing stress to enabling self-expression to marriage counseling, said Jordan Potash, chair of the American Art Therapy
Association's ethics committee.
Becoming An Art Therapist" covers issues in supervision and mentorship, contains stories by art therapy
students about what they are thinking and feeling, and letters to young art therapists by highly regarded professionals in the field.
To help change that reality, One Wig Stand has teamed up with art therapy
center Artichoke Studio to launch support programs for breast cancer patients and their families.
Prepare for an art therapy
career by getting a feel for the work.
The charity provide art therapy
for underprivileged therapy for underprivileged children.
All works were produced as part of a weekly art therapy
group run by cancer support group Liverpool Sunflowers.
FLM is a year-round program that uses art therapy
to help children who have a parent, grandparent or sibling with cancer.