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How Does Art Therapy Work?

Art can be considered a type of language that uses symbols and metaphors which have their origins in the unconscious. Because art uses symbols, it can be an effective way of reaching what is lost or hidden. Art offers a different way to express thoughts, feelings and memories through creative thinking and by the physical…
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Distinctive Therapeutic Features Offered by Art Therapy

Art Therapy is an alternative form of expression, a different “language”. It is particularly useful when a verbal description or expression seems inadequate. The visual dimension of art therapy enables a subtler, sometimes more detailed and definitely very personal statement to be made. Feelings, emotions, sensations and fleeting or dissociated memories can be expressed through…
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