Comments on: Art Therapy in Practice Inspiring others to create. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 23:41:33 +0000 hourly 1 By: Teresa Tavarez Mon, 29 Nov 2010 22:03:20 +0000 A friend told me about art therapy but I wasn’t sure what it was or how it worked so I researched more about it and recently I wrote an essay for my composition class about art therapy. My main focus was on children with cancer. My thesis was that because of the positive effects that art therapy has on children with cancer, art therapy should be implemented more into hospitals and more specifically for children. My main points were:
1. Art therapy benefits different people (no matter the age or circumstance) and in different areas (physically, mentally, and emotionally).
2. Art Therapy is being acknowledged more now than it has been in the past.
3. Art Therapy is not just simple entertainment or fun, it is a powerful tool that can be used to communicate without using words.
4. It is not neccessary to have artistic talent in order to participate in or benefit from art therapy.
5. Art Therapy can be very useful on children who are young.

The research I have done has helped me better understand art therapy and acknowledge it.

By: Toll-Art Therapy Tue, 02 Nov 2010 22:49:35 +0000 An interesting read. A perfectly well written definition of Art Therapy and how it can help in many ways. An excellent post. Look forward to reading more.