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Arts therapists

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I use the arts to help people deal with complex and confusing emotional issues. There are sometimes things they’re unable to say in words – perhaps because the emotions are too distressing or because they are struggling with communication.

Top skills

Creative and resourceful

Sensitive when dealing with people's emotions

A non-judgemental approach

What training do I need to become an arts therapist?

A relevant degree in art therapy, art psychotherapy, dramatherapy or music therapy before registering with the Health and Care Professions Council.