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    Art Therapy

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    The way schools see the benefits of using art therapy, far more than just as a form of expression is of how different forms of art works with different students. By being exposed to any form of art, the student learns to be curious and perceptive, by merging these two components together to creating art, the student learns to reason, and as they continue and effectively create art pieces they’ll be able to develop their power of imagination, intuition and confidence, ultimately forming students’ own outlook and personality, some skills Angers states are the product of art. Studies show that students involved in the arts at an early stage of their lives generally perform well in school, including in subjects such as mathematics and science, they are also very friendly and grow to develop charismatic personalities, which shows proof of what art can do for students and which are used to support the continuing use and further development of art therapy in schools. In addition to being a powerful form of expression and progress in therapy, knowledge or exposition of art to young people, (usually young adults coursing high school) can also be part of improving the positive aspect of how they see themselves. At this age, people pursue to…

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    Expressive Arts Therapy

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    unfamiliar with the principles and practices of expressive arts therapy, art therapists are not well versed in the rapidly growing array of computer tools at their disposal, and computer programmers need guidance in adapting available tools in new ways that are appropriate for clients with serious impairment. For artists and programmers to understand the power of expressive arts therapy it is first essential to clarify its goals and the clinical principles on which successful treatment depends. …

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    Art Therapy

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    Every single type of therapy has two goals: to make the patients feel comforted and keep them involved as much as possible. Several studies have confirmed that any other parts of psychotherapy is any more, or any less, effective. It would be difficult to tell how efficient this actually is considering that each patient is different and has their own way of dealing with their problems. The main focus is making sure that patients feel as though it has helped him or her with making improvements in…

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    Essay On Art Therapy

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    Art Therapy as an Alternative for Prescription Drugs Imagine art being used for more than just a decoration in a home or store. In fact, art is used in a variety of ways in everyday life. Some pursue it as a hobby, others to express themselves, and a select few use it as a career. Interestingly, it can also be used as therapy to help people with mental health problems, reduce anxiety, and diminish the need for prescription drugs. Ultimately, creating art should be an enjoyable and relaxing…

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    I researched Art therapy for my assignment. I chose this field because it lines up well with my career profile. It would play into my need to help people while also using my passion for art. Art therapists uses the creative processes of making art to help improve their patients’ mental, physical, and emotional well-being. My interest in psychology also a huge part of why I chose this. I interviewed Sarah Brodie. She is an art therapist in the oncology department at a children’s hospital. I…

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    Art Therapy Research Paper

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    Art therapy has been around since about the late 19th early 20th century. It started off as a minor study with children. Today, art therapy is used in many different circumstances from children with or without learning disabilities, to adults, to those who have experienced a traumatic event and everything in between. Art therapists use a variety of methods including drawing, painting, sculpture, and some patients even prefer photography. Many people who have experienced emotional trauma,…

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    It is hard to identify who developed art therapy because human history has intertwined with art as far back as 30,000 BCE (Perdew, 2015, p. 14) and it is widely accepted that art evokes emotion whether it is from the observer or from the artist who uses it to portray their own emotions and perspective of the world through their art. However, the term Art Therapy can be attributed to Adrian Hill in 1942, an artist who used art with other patients when recovering from tuberculosis in a British…

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    develop an art therapy program. The Pilot Program combined art education and art therapy with increased federal funding for special education services in public schools. The success of the program provided additional art therapists with specialized staff development for the art teachers, while eliminating the art education classroom component. The art therapist’s role then involved assessments, interventions, consultations, professional development, research and department support. There was…

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    Art Therapy Essay

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    3. Art has always been a large area of my life. I have been drawing with a pencil and eraser since I could hold them. My passion over the years has increased in art but I did not want to pursue it by itself. The more I thought about what I wanted to do as a career, I knew I wanted to help people. Art can help so many people by drawing and by viewing, a story lays on every canvas. I have recently developed a passion for drug addicts; I have made several friends with recovering drug addicts.…

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    Art Therapy Observation

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    As an intern art therapist, I work with child populations at a community center in Brooklyn, New York. The community center provides after-school programs for pre-K to high school students at no cost. Art therapy is also provided as a part of the programs for children who present behavioral or psychological problems in the classroom. Fortunately, I have opportunities to observe a classroom of children aged seven to eight and to interact with them prior to my art therapy session. The classroom…

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