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American Psychological Association: Careers in Psychology
"This guide provides a look at psychology as a career in many different fields, such as research, consulting, diagnosing and teaching. It includes an outlook of the current job market and testimonials from psychologists on the career paths they have chosen." This page is also available as a PDF brochure
American Art Therapy Association: What is Art Therapy?
Art Therapy is practiced with developmentally, medically, educationally, socially, or psychologically impaired clients and is practiced in mental health, rehabilitation, medical, educational, and forensic institutions. Populations of all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds are served by art therapists in individual, couples, family, and group therapy formats. Look here to find out more about the work and training required.
American Dance Therapy Association
Dance/Movement Therapists work with individuals who have social, emotional, cognitive and/or physical concerns or problems. They are employed in psychiatric hospitals, clinics, adult day care, community mental health centers, infant developmental centers, correctional facilities, schools and rehabilitation facilities as well as in private practice. Therapists work with people of all ages in both groups and individually. They also act as consultants and engage in research.
American Therapeutic Recreation Association
Recreation Therapists, American Therapeutic Recreation Association. Yes, work can be play! Find out how at this site. The primary purposes of recreation services are to provide recreation resources and opportunities in order to improve health and well-being. Therapeutic recreation is provided by professionals who are trained and certified, registered and/or licensed to provide therapeutic recreation.
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