Posts tagged group art therapy
Creating Connections: The Value of Art Therapy for Individuals with Mental Illness

by Michelle Murphy

This research project explored the value and function of group art therapy by illuminating its benefits for individuals with chronic mental illnesses who reside in tertiary psychiatric care.

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Silver Hands: Art Therapy Activities with Survivors of Domestic Violence

by Heidi Pedersen

This thesis examines the value of a drop in art therapy group for residents at an emergency shelter. Specifically, this thesis examines the role of intentional strength building art therapy directives with recent trauma survivors. 

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Creating Health: The Value of an Art Group in a Psychiatric Inpatient Unit

by Katy Vinson

Participating in an Art Group is an opportunity for people receiving psychiatric services to actively create health in their lives. The intention of this paper is to: document a PowerPoint presentation, demonstrate the heath created by the Art Group, provide information on the approaches used in the Art Group and to encourage and promote the continuation of the Art Group.

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Pieces Found and Placed: A Mindfulness Approach to Art Therapy With a Group For Female Survivors of Childhood Trauma

by Cindy Fawcett

This research study highlights the intersection of mindfulness and art psychotherapy and its influence on trauma recovery work with a group for female survivors of childhood trauma in later stages of recovery. 

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Art Therapy and Early Intervention in a Hospice Day Program Setting

by Jessica A. Fukushima

This thesis paper is designed to look at how art therapy came to be integrated into a hospice day program and to demonstrate the value of art therapy to this unique population through capturing of their experiences and accounts and what is the lived experience of knowing that you have a life-threatening to investigate illness.

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Reflection Cards as an Opening Circle Activity

by Dianne B. Shannon

This research explores the use of reflection cards that the researcher created to help support the therapeutic goals of the special education program for adults who have developmental disabilities and who attended weekly group art therapy sessions. 

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