8 things you need to know about art therapy

Let's Talk about Dementia

“I found I could say things with colour and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way…things I had no words for”

 Georgia O’Keeffe

I have recently joined Alzheimer Scotland, @alzscot in the new role of Allied Health Professions Practice Education Facilitator and will tweet about what I am doing.  I will also do a follow up blog in three months on the day in the life of an Alzheimer Scotland allied health professional practice education facilitator. My own professional background however is in art therapy. I thought you would like to know a little about art therapy?

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8 things you need to know about art therapy

1. Art Therapist and Art Psychotherapist are interchangeable protected titles. All UK practicing art therapists must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. (to check your art therapist is registered, follow this link http://www.hcpc-uk.org/check/)

2. Art therapy is suitable…

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