The American Art Therapy Association defines Art Therapy as, “a mental health profession in which clients, facilitated by the Art Therapist, uses art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork to explore their feelings, reconcile emotional conflict, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety and increase self-esteem.” To learn more about art therapy, visit the American Art Therapy Association’s (AATA) website.