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"Art therapy is the deliberate use of art-making to address psychological and emotional needs. Art therapy uses art media and the creative process to help in areas such as, but not limited to: fostering self-expression, enhancing coping skills, managing stress, and strengthening a sense of self."

--The Art Therapy Alliance

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"We use the creative art process to facilitate personal well-being."

--Northern Ireland Group for Art as Therapy (NIGAT)

Art Therapy: Media and Materials

Learn more about media and materials used in art therapy here. While this page is being constructed, enjoy two resources that will teach you more about "digital art therapy" and social media:

Digital Art Therapy Group. If you are a member of the Art Therapy Alliance, you will also be able to join the Digital Art Therapy Group on LinkedIn. Join the exciting dialogue about digital technology and art therapy with moderator Ginger Poole.

Make Art with the Art Therapy Alliance at Polyvore site. If you are a member of LinkedIn's Art Therapy Alliance or Art Therapy Alliance Fan Page on Facebook and you want to experiment with digital art to make a unique creation, then participate in this refreshing project! Check out the Polyvore.com website and join the world of digital art making here!

Polyvore art by Gretchen Miller, Art Therapy Alliance

Books, Articles, and Other Resources: Check back soon for more information!

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