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A Day in the Life of an Art Therapist

04 Apr 2017 8:55 PM | Molly (Mary) Kometiani (Administrator)

Jody Pittner, art therapist at Akron Children's Hospital's states “When kids are hospitalized, they lose some ability to make choices – sometimes they’re confined to their room, withdrawn, scared or in pain,” she said. “My job is to offer a distraction from all the invasive medical equipment and procedures and use art as an outlet to allow them to express themselves and their emotions.”

Article by Kathy Johnson, published on March 17, 2017

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