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art therapy

noun
1.
a type of psychotherapy that encourages the expression of emotions through artistic activities such as painting, drawing, or sculpture; psychotherapy based on the belief that the creative process involved in the making of art is healing and life-enhancing.
Origin of art therapy
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45
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