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Supporting Military and Veterans

Art therapy is widely accepted and used as an effective and needed treatment for returning military personnel suffering from PTSD and TBI.

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Art Therapy for Veterans, Military Service Members, and Their Families
Art therapy helps Veterans and military service members. The evidence is building, and the public is taking notice. The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) dedicates this special report to America’s Veterans, and highlights the ways in which art therapy is improving their lives. On October 6th, I attended an exhibit of art by military service members, “Unmasking the Trauma of War,”...
Nov 11, 2016 8:30 AM ET
Art Therapy Benefits Combat Veterans with PTSD in a Randomized Trial
Ted Bosworth from Family Practice News covered a recent collaboration between the Hampton VA Medical Center and the Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) Art Therapy Program that represents the first of its kind: a randomized trial that examines art therapy treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) within the VA. Though art therapy did not significantly impact improvement in...
Oct 28, 2015 4:30 PM ET
AATA Report on Arts and Health in the Military Summit 2015
March 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - American Art Therapy Association delegates and art therapists who work with military service members proudly represented the art therapy profession at this recent event in Washington, DC. The National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military advances the arts in healthcare for veterans, service members, their families, and caregivers. The Summit is...
Mar 11, 2015 1:50 PM ET
Learn How Art Therapy Helps Soldiers Returning from Combat Reveal the Unseen Trauma of War
Originally posted on National Geographic "Brain injuries caused by blast events change soldiers in ways many can’t articulate. Some use art therapy, creating painted masks to express how they feel." ...
Feb 19, 2015 7:30 PM ET
Art Therapy for Veterans
The American Art Therapy wants to bring awareness to the needs of our Veterans for mental health support. Art Therapy is widely used to help Veterans overcome symptoms of PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury.
Nov 10, 2014 7:50 PM ET

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