What is Clinical Art Therapy and what does this type of therapist do?

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What is Clinical Art Therapy and what does this type of therapist do?

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Clinical Art Therapy is a discipline within the field of mental health. It is a psychotherapeutic method for gaining awareness, reality testing, problem solving and revealing unconscious material. Art Therapy is also a process for working with family systems and interpersonal relationship issues. The clinical art therapist offers the client a variety of techniques with consideration to subject matter, and media specifically designed to meet the needs and therapeutic goals of the family or individual.