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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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Summary: Drawing mandalas can be relaxing and meditating, and is a form of art therapy
Cleveland, OH, August 11, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Board of Trustees at Art Therapy Studio, the country's oldest arts therapy program of its kind, is pleased to announce the hiring of Michelle Epps as Executive Director.
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Art Therapy with Older Adults: Connected and Empowered
Traditional art therapy integrates physical materials and art-making processes to deliver successful mental health interventions for those managing challenges from trauma to everyday stress.
In art therapy, clients use art making within a therapeutic relationship to achieve therapeutic goals, including improving cognitive and sensory-motor functions, fostering self-awareness, cultivating emotional resilience, and resolving conflicts (American Art Therapy Association, 2017).
Interventions programmes can include: reading, writing, mathematics, mentoring, counselling, learning through play, gardening, dance, sensory and art therapy programmes.
800,000 soms were spent on creation of the center, which will provide art therapy programs and modern craft shops.
Although he wasn't engaged in art therapy, he did work with UK neuropsychologist Sebastian Crutch, who recognized the value of artistic expression and the arts as windows into mental and psychological processes of which one might not even be conscious.
[USA], Apr 20 (ANI): A study to review the impact of art therapy at bedside on patients with haematological cancers found that it improved mood and reduced pain and anxiety.
Personal growth workshop through art therapy --Photo courtesy of the event's official Facebook page CAIRO -- 5 April 2018: Dawar culture center organizes a one-day workshop about personal growth through art therapy on Friday April 13, conducted by Egyptian psychiatrist Noura Mohamed.