Art Therapists use art to achieve the therapeutic goals of symptom relief, emotional integration, and recovery from or adjustment to illness or disability. An art therapist uses a form of treatment that enables patients with mental or physical disabilities to use art as a way of expressing and dealing with feelings and inner conflicts. An individual who uses arts modalities and creative processes during intentional intervention in therapeutic, rehabilitative, community, or educational settings to foster health, communication, and expression; promote the integration of physical, emotional, cognitive, and social functioning; enhance self-awareness; and facilitate change.
|Total number of Art Therapists on Doctor.com:||796|
|Percentage of Art Therapists who are listed as "Board Certified" on Doctor.com:||100%|
|Art Therapists listed on Doctor.com have been practicing for an average of:||22.8 year(s)|
|Average ProfilePoints™ score for Art Therapists:||21/80|
|Average Overall User Rating for Art Therapists:||4 (out of 5)|