Definition of art therapy in English:

art therapy

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A form of psychotherapy involving the encouragement of free self-expression through painting, drawing, or modelling, used as a remedial or diagnostic activity.
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    • The hospital offers acupuncture, art therapy, horticultural therapy, and cooking and fatigue-management classes as part of the comprehensive approach to cancer care.
    • The young people benefited from psychotherapy, music, and art therapy, as well as nursing and psychiatry.
    • There are dozens of different types of therapy - everything from art therapy to hypnosis - so it's important to make sure that what your doc practices jibes with your needs.

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