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JPG www. Psychology Degrees http://www.americanarttherapyassociation.org/images/handpainting.helpingpsychology.Art Therapy Art therapy is an alternative treatment method that psychologists are increasingly taking note of in their practices.com .

Psychology Degrees http://milindmulick.com .com/ www.blogspot.helpingpsychology.Art Therapy The foundation of art therapy is the use of art and the creative process to facilitate healing and a sense of wellness in those seeking mental healing and treatment.

Art Therapy This kind of therapy is used as an adjunct therapy with a broad spectrum of populations.helpingpsychology. Psychology Degrees www.com .

arttherapy.helpingpsychology. Psychology Degrees http://www. adolescents. adults and elders can all benefit from the artistic self-expression principles involved in this discipline.com .Art Therapy Children.org/images/header/2/2.jpg www.

helpingpsychology.Art Therapy Art therapy has been shown to be effective in the treatment of a vast array of mental disorders such as anxiety. addiction. domestic violence. trauma.com . Depression. grief and psychosocial problems related to medical conditions. Psychology Degrees www.

private practices.helpingpsychology. shelters and schools.Art Therapy A wide variety of settings facilitate the use of art therapy including wellness centers.com . hospitals. Psychology Degrees www.

collage and drawing are common visual tools used in the process of art therapy.Art Therapy The mediums of painting.com/old3d/highlightsimages/Sass_CloseUps.com .helpingpsychology.arttherapy.jpg http://www. http://www.jpg Psychology Degrees www.org/images/header/2/2.jcappelletti. sculpture.

writing.Art Therapy Some therapists have broadened their practice of art therapy to include other artistic expressions such as dance. Psychology Degrees www.helpingpsychology. photography.com . music and film.

helpingpsychology.Art Therapy These alternative forms of creativity offer opportunities for growth and transformation similar to the mixed arts that are more traditionally used in the practice of creative therapy.com . Psychology Degrees www.

com . Psychology Degrees www.Art Therapy The Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB) offers registration and board certification for therapists interested in this specialization.helpingpsychology.

jpg Psychology Degrees www. in addition to post-graduate studies. must complete supervised postgraduate clinical hours.arttherapy.helpingpsychology.com .Art Therapy A Registered Art Therapist (ATR).org/images/header/2/2. http://www.

they may take a written examination that qualifies them to become board certified (ATR-BC).Art Therapy Once an individual becomes an ATR.arttherapy.jpg www.com .helpingpsychology.org/images/header/2/2. Psychology Degrees http://www.

Art Therapy Several diagnostic tools have been developed to assist art therapists in clinical and research settings.americanarttherapyassociation.com .jpg www.helpingpsychology. Psychology Degrees http://www.org/images/5page-img3.

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Psychology Degrees http://www.Art Therapy Creative therapy strives to improve self-esteem.com . achieve personal insights and resolve conflicts. reduce stress.jpg www.americanarttherapyassociation.helpingpsychology.org/images/girlladysmilingaa.

org/images/about-us/aata_about-us_header-img2.com .Art Therapy Therapists who use this form of therapy are commonly trained in personality theory.americanarttherapyassociation. Psychology Degrees http://www. human development and art studies.helpingpsychology. psychology.jpg www. family systems.

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