Letter of Support
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Introduce yourself (name, professional title, certification and licensure letters). Explain where you work, what population you work with, and how long you have been practicing art therapy.
Explain why you think art therapy is important.
Explain why you support an independent art therapy bill.
Your title and certifications/licenses
Where you work
How long you have been practicing Art Therapy
Why art therapy is important
Why you support an independent Art Therapy bill
Suggested Talking Points
Expanding consumer access to important mental health services by:
Qualifying practitioners for insurance reimbursement; and,
Enabling art therapists to access more employment opportunities
Helping consumers stay informed about their own treatment options
Providing quality mental health services from trained professionals in the field
Recognizing art therapy as an important, distinct mental health profession
Ensuring art therapy professionals adhere to state laws and regulations
Improving health care policy making and standards of practice
Sustaining equality and representation of art therapists as a viable part of the greater mental health field