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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She was so excited I had chosen art therapy as one of my initiatives to champion.
The impact of the visual arts on medicine, healthcare and patient well-being, including art therapy interventions, has been explored at a symposium at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q).
Tribune News Network Doha The impact of the visual arts on medicine, health care and patient wellbeing, including art therapy interventions, was explored at a symposium at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q).
The impact of the visual arts on medicine, healthcare and patient wellbeing, including art therapy interventions, was explored at a symposium at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q).
Researchers have acknowledged the therapeutic qualities of art for years, and today, art therapy is used to help people express themselves when what they're feeling is too difficult to put into words, such as when they're faced with a cancer diagnosis.
USA], Nov 7 (ANI): Art therapy is helpful in treating patients with severe or moderately severe depression, shows research at Sahlgrenska academy.
Art Therapy Across Cultural and Race Boundaries: Working With Identity
Despite having to give up a career that spanned three decades, Gary found a new direction in life as an artist after taking part in art therapy classes at the Art Studio in Hendon.
The poll was specifically worded to refer to various applications of Art Therapy in the areas of addiction therapy, autism and ADHD treatment, depression, healing and enhancement of general mental acuity.
Stepney (a Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist licensed by New York State) reflects the current research, legislation, and trends that impact the theory and practice of art therapy with diverse at-risk student populations.
Summary: An increasing number of Lebanese are interested in art therapy, practitioners say, which has raised some concerns that without proper training and regulation of therapists could lead to more harm than good.
The women were patients of the Department of Health's Treatment and Rehabilitation Center (DOH-TRC) compound at Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, attending an art therapy program designed to become one of their emotional outlets as they undergo treatment for substance abuse.