Art Psychotherapist, Art Therapist, Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC), Registered Art Therapist (ATR)
What they do:Plan or conduct art therapy sessions or programs to improve clients' physical, cognitive, or emotional well-being.
On the job, you would:
- Observe and document client reactions, progress, or other outcomes related to art therapy.
- Design art therapy sessions or programs to meet client's goals or objectives.
- Conduct art therapy sessions, providing guided self-expression experiences to help clients recover from, or cope with, cognitive, emotional, or physical impairments.
- therapy and counseling
Math and Science
- sociology and anthropology
Arts and Humanities
- music, dance, visual arts, drama, or sculpture
- English language
- customer service
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- talking to others
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- understanding people's reactions
- looking for ways to help people
- communicate by speaking
- listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
- notice when problems happen
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Concern for Others
- Self Control
- Stress Tolerance
- Social Orientation
You might use software like this on the job:
Graphics or photo imaging software
- Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Microsoft Excel
Education: (rated 5 of 5)
Get started on your career:
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
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