Art Therapist

By: Kailey Chirafisi

Job Description

An art therapist uses art materials like chalk, paints, markers, and crayons to help certain patients express themselves. From the patients artwork, they can help assess and treat disorders. They may work in hospitals, clinics, shelters, mental health facilities, and schools.
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Job requirments

2 years of full time approved art therapy programs, a minimum of 700 hours of supervised art therapy practice, and a four year degree. Art therapists can make between $30,000-$80,000 per year depending on were they work.
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Art therapists can help assess and treat emotional problems, PTSD, relationship problems, social problems, and addictions.