Posts tagged hermeneutic
Psychodynamic Inquiries into Parallel Processes in Art Therapy: Client and Intern

by Heidi Bragg

This thesis begins with a single case study that seeks to understand the following question: What are the parallel processes of personal growth for a young female intern and an older male client in a psychodynamic art therapy process?

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Finding Essence in a Shared Embrace: Co-construction of meaning with cancer survivors in art-based group interactive art therapy

by Sanda Ottewell-Watson

This research enquiry links theoretical perspectives of art therapy and cancer care to the potential for art and art making as a means for co-creating meaning, by creating art alongside others in an interactive studio environment.

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Mask Work: Increasing Imagination and Developing Self Awareness In Children

by Janet L. Kares Groom

This thesis examines the experiences of four children who engaged with therapeutic mask work in a safe environment.  Prompted by the research question “How does participating in mask work in a guided workshop contribute to a child’s ability to enter liminal/potential space?” this thesis considers the impact of intuitive mask making and directed play.

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Presenting the Self: An Inquiry into the Function of Photographic Self-Portraits with Men in Addictions Groups

by Jeremy Addington

A qualitative study of a group of men with addictions in an intensive, psycho-educational, outpatient program using art therapy interventions and phototherapy exercises to increase self-awareness and self-understanding.

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