Why Should We Fund Art Therapy? – Art Therapy Matters

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All Expressive Arts Therapies Need Funding:

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     Mental health and its potential therapies are woefully underfunded in our society. Yet the various arts therapies have the potential to be powerful complements to traditional medical practice. I often post information and resources on many mental health issues, especially the power of complementary therapies in lessening the need for other interventions. This is a thoughtful argument about the value of and support needed for art therapy as part of mental health treatments.

“There’s simply not enough funding put into certain areas of the mental health services in this country. This needs to change. Therapy is often a last ditch attempt to regain mental stability …”

Source: Why Should We Fund Art Therapy? – Art Therapy Matters

Courtesy of Art Therapy with Create and Transform

Courtesy of Art Therapy with Create and Transform

Courtesy of Art Therapy with Create and Transform

Courtesy of Art Therapy with Create and Transform

The Creative Apothecary Believes in the Power of Art Therapy!

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