Escaping Through Art Alyssa March 1, 2013Orcutt Academy High School Frosh Core
Art Helps Survivors After Hurricane Katrina, children suffered emotionally and environmentally.
Recovery Art therapy has been a method of recovery for many children.
Art Therapy • Can help people express themselves • Can help people develop mentally, socially, and emotionally.
Art is a Language Art therapy is a technique that can help people express feelings and experiences that they cannot express with words.
Children not able to speak or do not likeconfrontation can use art as an outlet.
. Art therapy creates abridge betweenimagination andfeelings
Development People can use art as a method of mental,social, and emotional development.
Mental Development Has art helped you mentally? yes no 10% 90%Data obtained from self generated survey. Click Here to Take Survey Now!
Emotional Development16 When engaging Art can be an outlet14 in art, you feel12 joyful. for people dealing10 8 while struggles and When engaging 6 in art you feel calm can help lift the 4 2 spirits of those in 0 When engaging in art you feel need of emotional excited help. Data obtained from self generated survey. Click Here to Take Survey Now!
Art therapy iscommonly used toovercome sadness andgain strength.
Group art therapy is a great way to strengthenrelationships and can contribute to socialdevelopment.
Art Expression Art is another language used to express feelings and develop mentally, socially, and emotionally.
Art Heals In conclusion, art can be a method of healing for the mind, heart, and body.
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Thank You Alyssa March 1, 2013Orcutt Academy High School Frosh Core