Posts tagged poetry
Art in the Face of Death: Art Therapy With a Family

by Lindsay Joy Hamilton

This thesis explores the nature of practicing art therapy with a family facing the terminal illness of one of the members; and seeks to discover where in lies the meaning and value of making and sharing art during the intense moments of losing as loved one.

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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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The Struggle to Feel Real: Creation, Destruction and Identity Formation in an Adolescent Art Therapy Process

by Amy Allan

Research for this paper is based on a retrospective analysis of the artwork and therapeutic process of an adolescent boy. The client's art therapy process has been presented as a poetic narrative which explores the creative and destructive elements of adolescent identity formation.

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