Escaping Through ArtAlyssa HobbsMarch 1, 2013Orcutt Academy High SchoolFrosh Core
Art Helps SurvivorsAfter HurricaneKatrina, childrensuffered emotionallyand environmentally.
RecoveryArt therapy has been amethod of recovery formany children.
Art Therapy• Can help people expressthemselves• Can help people developmentally, socially, andemotionally.
Art is a LanguageArt therapy is atechnique that can helppeople express feelingsand experiences thatthey cannot express withwords.
Children not able to speak or do not likeconfrontation can use art as an outlet.
. Art therapy creates abridge betweenimagination andfeelings
DevelopmentPeople can use art as a method of mental,social, and emotional development.
Mental Development90%10%Has art helped you mentally?yes noData obtained from self generated survey.Click Here to Take Survey Now!
Emotional Development0246810121416When engagingin art, you feeljoyful.When engagingin art you feelcalmWhen engagingin art you feelexcitedArt can be an outletfor people dealingwhile struggles andcan help lift thespirits of those inneed of emotionalhelp.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 ExpressionArt is another languageused to express feelingsand develop mentally,socially, and emotionally.
Art HealsIn conclusion, art canbe a method of healingfor the mind, heart, andbody.
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Thank YouAlyssa HobbsMarch 1, 2013Orcutt Academy High SchoolFrosh Core