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Unformatted text preview: Persuasive Speech Proposal [Edit] Matthew Smith March 12, 2008 COM 103 Topic: How art therapy can help those with serious problems. Sources: Art Therapy.com (March 12, 2008). Definition of the Profession [Online] Available: http://www.art- therapy.us/art_therapy.htm [ATAA, 2002] Rubin, Judith Aron. Child Art Therapy (25th Anniversary Edition) . Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2005. p 62. http://ezproxy.marshall.edu:2513/lib/marshall/Doc? id=10114242&ppg=106 Pychotherapy and Art Therapy(March 12,2008). When Words are Not Enough [Online] Available: http://www.ava- charney-danysh.com/eating_disorders.html (2004) Rubin, Judith Aron . Child Art Therapy (25th Anniversary Edition ). Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2005. p 145. http://ezproxy.marshall.edu:2513/lib/marshall/Doc? id=10114242&ppg=189 Supporting Material: 1. Art therapy is the therapeutic use of art making, within a professional relationship, by people who experience illness, trauma, or challenges in living, and by people who seek personal development. Through creating art and reflecting on the art products and processes, people can increase awareness of self and others, cope with symptoms, stress, and traumatic experiences; enhance cognitive abilities; and enjoy the life-affirming pleasures of making art. Art Therapy.com (March 12, 2008). Definition of the Profession [Online] Available: http://www.art-therapy.us/art_therapy.htm [ATAA, 2002] 2. Art therapists are professionals trained in both art and therapy. They are knowledgeable about human development, psychological theories, clinical practice, spiritual, multicultural and artistic traditions, and the healing potential of art. They use art in treatment, assessment and research, and provide consultations to allied professionals. Art research, and provide consultations to allied professionals....
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