Art Therapy Therapist Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals, in consultation with other rehabilitation team members or in private practice, to use drawing and other art media forms to assess, treat, and rehabilitate individuals with mental, emotional, developmental, or physical disorders. Includes instruction in art, history and theory of art therapy, art therapeutic techniques, psychopathology, patient assessment and diagnosis, cultural diversity issues, legal and ethical practice issues, and professional standards and regulations.

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Art Therapy Therapist Major

What Courses Do Art Therapy Therapist Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Art Therapy Therapist majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Art
  • Music
  • Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Writing