Art therapy is a mental health career that believes in the uses of self-expression to help improve self-esteem, interpersonal skills, reduce stress, improve the mental and emotional state, resolve conflicts of people from young to old. Art therapists have a degree in art therapy and the Educational requirements aree: counseling, psychotherapy, art therapy theories and are well versed in the creative process of art such as; sculpture, drawing, painting and other media) for treatment and assessment of patients.
The purpose of this site is to advance the understanding of how visual art functions in the treatment, education, development, and enrichment of people. ArtTherapyJournal.org provides a scholarly forum for diverse points of view on art therapy and strives to present a broad spectrum of ideas in therapy, practice, professional issues and research. Welcome to ArtTherapyJournal.org the online publication in the field of art therapy.