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What is art therapy?

Art therapy offers wonderful dimensions to the world of patients, especially those in long-term confinement. Patients who are given chances to paint, create music, dance and even design art using computer programs benefit enormously from the catharsis of art therapy.  Art therapy generally is participatory by patients, while healing art is usually art that is enjoyed on the walls by patients, caregivers and visitors.

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