art therapy

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art therapy

n.
Psychotherapy that incorporates the production of visual art, such as painting or sculpture, in order to understand and express one's feelings.

art therapy

Using the spontaneous creation of art as a means of self-expression in order to improve emotional well-being. Individuals are encouraged by a therapist to express their feelings through collage-making, drawing, modeling, painting, or sculpting.
Translations
Kunsttherapie
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