Art Therapist

Job Responsibilities: Use art materials such as crayons, paint, and oil pastels to help patients express themselves; to evoke emotions and improve mental well-being

Work Environment: hospitals and assisted living centers

Required Degree(s): Bachelor's degree in areas such as psychology or counseling; master's degree in art therapy

(*also complete 1,000 hours of supervised fieldwork working with clients)

Salary: wide ranges of salary that are influenced by education, experience, talent and other aspects

Other Facts: the term "art therapist" was officially made in 1942 by the British artist, Adrian Hill/ there must be a introductory session with the client beforehand to let the client ask questions and to discuss the different art techniques