|Action||New chapter for licensure|
|Comment Period||Ends 3/31/2021|
The state of Virginia must complete the process of creating art therapy license protection. There has been an increasing need for alternative therapies to help clients work towards productive and manageable lives. I work with people with serious mental illness within the local government community service board; art therapy has provided a unique lens to help clients manage their symptoms and gain insight into improving lives using evidence-based practices.