Art Therapy

My possible future occupation

What is Art Therapy?

Art Therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses the creative process of making art to improve a person’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

What Would This Job Entitle?

Art therapists are trained to pick up on nonverbal symbols and metaphors that are often expressed through art and the creative process, concepts that are usually difficult to express with words.

Average Salary

About 57,000
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Why you may want to use Art Therapy

  • Cope with everyday stress
  • Chronic pain
  • Terminal illness
  • Eating disorders
  • Low self-esteem
  • Abuse
  • Mental disorders
  • P.T.S.D

Education/Art "Ability"

  • You should be trained in both Mental Health and Art
  • At LEAST a Bachelors Degree in psychology or Counseling
  • You should also have a passion for Art and helping people

How is it Beneficial?

  • Helps you feel more in control over your life
  • Raises your self esteem
  • Helps you express yourself better
  • Helps you communicate more efficiently
  • Helps you gain a better insight of your life

Everyone Can Benefit From Art Therapy!