Using Art as a Therapy

Art therapy is quite a new therapeutic discipline. It can be found in a variety of settings including clinical settings, but it is not restricted to clinical settings – art therapy can be found in art studios and workshops. Art therapists creatively help people to deal with issues such as stress, anxiety and traumatic experiences. Art therapy can also help increase memory and neurosensory abilities. Art therapists are increasingly working with those who have eating disorders as it allows people to communicate non-verbally. Art therapy is a diverse and varied therapeutic discipline as it can be used in many different settings such as schools, out and in-patient facilities and private practices.

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