Posts tagged self-esteem
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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Transforming the Fire: Integration of art therapy into CBT residential addictions treatment program for men

by Catherine Karremans

The purpose of this study was to explore how the integration of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and art therapy in a men's residential treatment center would affect the treatment process.

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Seeds of Hope: An art therapist's experience working in international development within culturally diverse contexts in Bolivia

by Marcelle Edwards

This thesis explores the building of trust, hope and a heightened sense of positive self identity with culturally diverse groups of people, encountered while working from 2005 to 2008 as a professional cooperant in international development in the South American country of Bolivia.

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The Exceptional Artist: The Use of the Third Hand with Clay Work in Art Therapy

by Brandon Murdoch

My topic explores the possibilities and experiences clay work offers to the exceptional child. I investigate the relationship of learned helplessness to the use of the third hand in the art making process.

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Children's Self-Esteem: The Benefits of Art Therapy in Elementary Schools

by Irene Crick

A review of available literature has uncovered few direct correlations between art therapy and increased self-esteem in children. This paper demonstrates that two children who came to the attention of special education teachers with a variety of diagnoses and/or issues exhibited a significant rise in self-esteem indicators after a minimum of twenty sessions of art therapy.

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