Understanding the Roles of Art and Design Technology in Art Therapy

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Conference Proceedings
Authors: Ruth ChauAmic Ho

Abstract: The use of art and design technology in art therapy plays an important role in helping individuals express their inner emotions and thoughts. Art therapy is a sort of psychotherapy in which people use art to explore their emotions and ideas, process challenging situations, and enhance their mental and physical health. Art and design technology can be used to facilitate the therapeutic process and help individuals express themselves uniquely and creatively. In addition, art and design technology can provide an opportunity for individuals to learn new skills and obtain a feeling of accomplishment. For example, an individual may use technology to create an animation or web design, which can provide a sense of accomplishment and can help them to feel more confident. Overall, the use of art and design technology in art therapy can provide individuals with an opportunity to express themselves creatively and explore their feelings in a unique and meaningful way. This can help individuals to process difficult emotions and gain a sense of accomplishment, leading to improved mental and physical health.

Keywords: Art Therapy, Design Technology, Communication Design, Art and Design, Creative Expression

DOI: 10.54941/ahfe1003710

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