Art therapy

a type of psychotherapy that encourages the expression of emotions through artistic activities such as painting, drawing, or sculpture; psychotherapy based on the belief that the creative process involved in the making of art is healing and life-enhancing.
Contemporary Examples

This afternoon she joined her father-in-law, Charles, at a south London gallery dedicated to art therapy for children.
Kate In Gray Orla Kiely Dress Tom Sykes March 14, 2012

Kate met struggling pupils who are helped by the art therapy charity she supports.
Kate Middleton’s Awe-Inspiring Post-Baby Body Tom Sykes February 13, 2014

There are nutrition workshops with “Veronica the smoothie lady,” writing classes, art therapy groups.
Standing Up for Women Jennie Yabroff April 5, 2011

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