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Using Creative Art To Explore Psychoanalytic Process, Robert Irwin Wolf 2017 The College of New Rochelle

Using Creative Art To Explore Psychoanalytic Process, Robert Irwin Wolf

Robert Irwin Wolf

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Interns Matter: Maximizing Integration Of Interns Into Community Agencies, Valerie Garcia 2017 California State University, Monterey Bay

Interns Matter: Maximizing Integration Of Interns Into Community Agencies, Valerie Garcia

Capstone Projects and Master's Theses

Hope Services is a non-profit agency serving individuals with developmental disabilities in six counties. Over the years, there have been many agencies that have formed connections with Hope Services. One of these collaborative partnerships has been with CSU Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) integration of interns through their field placement program. However, recently former Hope Services South District Manager, Greg Dinsmore, witnessed a lack of utilization and integration of interns across all Hope Services agencies. Through firsthand experience as a mentor, he witnessed the benefits of utilizing interns and saw the need for further advocacy and support for the integration of ...


To Heal, Escape: Using Theatre Arts To Promote Holistic Health In The Clinical Setting, John Filegar 2017 Liberty University

To Heal, Escape: Using Theatre Arts To Promote Holistic Health In The Clinical Setting, John Filegar

Senior Honors Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to provide an argument for the implementation of theatre arts therapy in the clinical setting. The effects of traditional art therapies involving visual arts, expressive arts, and music on the holistic health of the patient in the clinical setting have been thoroughly researched and understood. However, the extent of the influence of theatre arts therapy on the holistic health of individuals in the clinical setting lacks sufficient evidence and therefore cannot be compared to the influence of traditional art therapies on the holistic health of individuals in the same setting. Following an overview on ...


Group Art Therapy And Self-Care For Mothers Of Children With Disabilities, Ji Hyun Lee 2017 Lesley University

Group Art Therapy And Self-Care For Mothers Of Children With Disabilities, Ji Hyun Lee

Expressive Therapies Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a group art therapy intervention on psychological well-being of Korean mothers of children with disabilities. This study employed a quasi-experimental pre- and post-test research design with non-random assignment of participants to either the art therapy intervention group (AG) or the control group (CG). The present study quantitatively examined the effectiveness of the group art therapy intervention using four standardized measurements (Parental Distress sub-scale from Parenting Stress Index-Short Form, Perceived Stress Scale, Beck Depression Inventory-II, & The Multidimensional Scale for Social Support) assessing parenting stress, perceived stress, depression, and perceived social ...


Evaluation Of The Dyad Bonding Dance Model For Mothers And Infants Exposed To Stressful Life Situations, Hadas Vered Weissberg 2017 Lesley University

Evaluation Of The Dyad Bonding Dance Model For Mothers And Infants Exposed To Stressful Life Situations, Hadas Vered Weissberg

Expressive Therapies Dissertations

This study examines the Dyad Bonding Dance (DBD), a dance movement group therapy model developed to improve nonverbal communication between mothers exposed to stressful life situations and their children. The research emphasizes the importance of mother-child attachment relationships and transmission of stress from parents to children via nonverbal communication, which may affect bonding and child health. This qualitative study assessed the experience of dance movement therapists using this novel model. Broad research questions addressed were: (1) What are dance therapists’ experiences with the DBD model, focusing on its impact or lack of impact in improving the dyadic relationship between mother ...


Universal Connection Through Art: Role Of Mirror Neurons In Art Production And Reception., Bartlomiej Piechowski-Jozwiak, François Boller, Julien Bogousslavsky 2017 George Washington University

Universal Connection Through Art: Role Of Mirror Neurons In Art Production And Reception., Bartlomiej Piechowski-Jozwiak, François Boller, Julien Bogousslavsky

Neurology Faculty Publications

Art is defined as expression or application of human creative skill and imagination producing works to be appreciated primarily for their aesthetic value or emotional power. This definition encompasses two very important elements—the creation and reception of art—and by doing so it establishes a link, a dialogue between the artist and spectator. From the evolutionary biological perspective, activities need to have an immediate or remote effect on the population through improving survival, gene selection, and environmental adjustment, and this includes art. It may serve as a universal means of communication bypassing time, cultural, ethnic, and social differences. The ...


Effective Psychodrama Supervision: A Grounded Theory Study On Senior Supervisors' Perspectives, Simone Levy Tabib 2017 Lesley University

Effective Psychodrama Supervision: A Grounded Theory Study On Senior Supervisors' Perspectives, Simone Levy Tabib

Expressive Therapies Dissertations

The overarching purpose of this two-phase study was to gain understanding about and insight into the practice of effective psychodrama supervision as a specialty field. The study explored senior supervisors’ perspectives on their roles as in-class group supervisors in psychodrama graduate school programs in Israel. Grounded theory (GT) methods of data collection and analysis were aimed at learning about participants’ professional approaches, and practice- based experiences. Study 1 involved face-to-face in-depth interviews conducted with open-ended core questions. The interviews explored how six expert participants approached the practice of PD supervision and the reasons behind their approaches. The findings shed light ...


Bleeding Ink: Creativity In Grief For Resilience, Gabriel E. Sayre 2017 University of Rhode Island

Bleeding Ink: Creativity In Grief For Resilience, Gabriel E. Sayre

Senior Honors Projects

A venomous void pierces the present.

Emanating from the past, echoing to the future.

Seething sensations burrowing beneath the bone.

Seek a road, to not corrode.

Scribe or scribble, Scavenge salvation.

Settle cement of a new foundation.

Faceless fears fading,

weakening woes waning,

mending mentality.

Internally Inspired.

Transformation Transpired.


Colour My Growth : A Study Of Art As A Language For Victims Of Family Violence, Suk Mun, Sophia LAW 2017 Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Colour My Growth : A Study Of Art As A Language For Victims Of Family Violence, Suk Mun, Sophia Law

Staff Publications

The article reports the 1-year research project on the use of art as an intervention for child victims of family violence called Colour My Growth. The project was collaborated between the Department of Visual Studies at Lingnan University and the Family and Child Protective Services Unit, Tuen Mun (FCPSUTM) between February 2013 and February 2014. It was a joint effort of social workers, art therapist and researchers.


The [E]Motionless Body No Longer: Tracing The Historical Intersections Of Mental Illness And Movement In The American Asylum, Holly Adele Herzfeld 2017 Bard College

The [E]Motionless Body No Longer: Tracing The Historical Intersections Of Mental Illness And Movement In The American Asylum, Holly Adele Herzfeld

Senior Projects Spring 2017

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Multidisciplinary Studies of Bard College.


Therapeutic Benefits Of Art Therapy With Adults Who Have Traumatic Brain Injury With Depression And/Or Anxiety, Guadalupe Flores 2017 Long Island University

Therapeutic Benefits Of Art Therapy With Adults Who Have Traumatic Brain Injury With Depression And/Or Anxiety, Guadalupe Flores

Undergraduate Honors College Theses

This honors college thesis is about how art therapy can impact depression and/or anxiety with Traumatic Brain Injury(TBI). Traumatic Brain Injury is a direct blow or penetrating object to the head that was caused by acceleration, deceleration or direct force. TBI can impact quality of life emotionally, physicality and their cognition. Depression is one of the most common diagnosis within TBI clients, about thirty-three percent of the population are diagnosed with depression post one year from their accidents (Driskell, Starosta, & Brenner, 2016). Anxiety is the second most common diagnosis within TBI clients. The art therapy interventions that are ...


Filmmaking As Artistic Inquiry: An Examination Of Ceramic Art Therapy In A Maximum-Security Forensic Psychiatric Facility, Serena Duckrow 2017 Lesley University

Filmmaking As Artistic Inquiry: An Examination Of Ceramic Art Therapy In A Maximum-Security Forensic Psychiatric Facility, Serena Duckrow

Expressive Therapies Dissertations

This Art-Based Research (ABR) illuminates the power of creativity to inspire and heal people living in a maximum-security forensic psychiatric hospital. The study comprises: the individual and group artwork from the Collaborative Ceramic Art Therapy Studio with thirteen participants; a culminating thirteen-minute film found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PytlFZVvlig, Conversations in Clay: Creativity, Collaboration, and Community; an artistic inquiry and examination of the project footage; and a discussion of how the therapeutic filmmaking process helped capture the essential therapeutic elements of clay, filmmaking, and the art therapy studio environment.


A Theory Of Veteran Identity, Travis L. Martin 2017 University of Kentucky

A Theory Of Veteran Identity, Travis L. Martin

Theses and Dissertations--English

More than 2.6 million troops have deployed in support of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Still, surveys reveal that more than half feel “disconnected” from their civilian counterparts, and this feeling persists despite ongoing efforts, in the academy and elsewhere, to help returning veterans overcome physical and mental wounds, seek an education, and find meaningful ways to contribute to society after taking off the uniform. This dissertation argues that Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans struggle with reassimilation because they lack healthy, complete models of veteran identity to draw upon in their postwar lives, a problem they’re working ...


Using Creative Art To Explore Psychoanalytic Process, Robert Irwin Wolf 2017 The College of New Rochelle

Using Creative Art To Explore Psychoanalytic Process, Robert Irwin Wolf

Faculty Presentations

No abstract provided.


How Theatre Can Improve Bedside Manner In Medical Doctors, Adrianna Hammack 2017 University of Colorado, Boulder

How Theatre Can Improve Bedside Manner In Medical Doctors, Adrianna Hammack

Undergraduate Honors Theses

The focus of this thesis is to research and suggest a program that helps improve the empathetic bedside manner skills in medical doctors. Empathetic bedside manner can lead to many positive results in patient satisfaction, compliance, and overall health outcomes. Applied theatre can be an effective way to teach and work with medical doctors on their bedside manner skills. It is also important to demonstrate that the study of medicine is about more than physical and biological science, and incorporates many important disciplines and social sciences, such as psychology.


Recovery From Design, Cassandra J. Ellison 2017 Virginia Commonwealth University

Recovery From Design, Cassandra J. Ellison

Theses and Dissertations

Through research, inquiry, and an evaluation of Recovery By Design, a ‘design therapy’ program that serves people with mental illness, substance use disorders, and developmental disabilities, it is my assertion that the practice of design has therapeutic potential and can aid in the process of recovery. To the novice, the practices of conception, shaping form, and praxis have empowering benefit especially when guided by Conditional and Transformation Design methods together with an emphasis on materiality and vernacular form.


How To Explain Cancer To A Child And The Effects Of Coloring Therapy In Children With Cancer, Alexandra Mauer 2017 Butler University

How To Explain Cancer To A Child And The Effects Of Coloring Therapy In Children With Cancer, Alexandra Mauer

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Collection

Did you know that doodling or coloring in a book can have significant therapeutic effects? It has been studied and proven that art therapy can help with anxiety, depression, and even some diseases such as cancer.1 Although coloring may not be able to cure cancer, it can make coping with it more manageable.1 When a child who has cancer is waiting to be seen in a doctor’s office or at the hospital, a coloring book can keep his or her mind off of the diagnosis, provide entertainment, and elicit a relaxing mindset. This coloring book could also ...


A Wilderness And Art Therapy Program For Children With Social Concerns, Ashlynn C. Wardle 2016 Bowling Green State University

A Wilderness And Art Therapy Program For Children With Social Concerns, Ashlynn C. Wardle

Honors Projects

For my honors project, I created an alternative therapy program for children with special needs. Activities were designed to support children with varied needs such as children with autism, ADHD, or learning disabilities. The program utilizes the most successful factors from the fields of art therapy, wilderness therapy, special education, applied behavior analysis, and speech and language therapy the program to form age appropriate, educational, and fun art and wilderness opportunities.


Nit Nitay Garabame: Analyzing Mental Illness And Art Therapy Within Dakar’S Atelier D’Ex-Pression Artistique, Alaina Orr 2016 SIT Study Abroad

Nit Nitay Garabame: Analyzing Mental Illness And Art Therapy Within Dakar’S Atelier D’Ex-Pression Artistique, Alaina Orr

Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection

As mental health issues are usually given low priority in countries of sub-Saharan Africa, including Senegal, mental illness continues to be an emerging topic of discourse (Rand 2015). In Dakar, the practice of art therapy has been used for decades to provide those living with mental illness or going through trauma with a method for selfexpression when words fail to articulate their situations or mental states. Situated within Hôpital Fann’s psychiatric hospital, Clinique Moussa Diop, is an art therapy workshop known as l’Atelier d’EX-PRESSION Artistique1, which provides the space, structure, and material for persons with mental illness ...


Bob Wolf's View Of Vietnam, Robert Irwin Wolf 2016 The College of New Rochelle

Bob Wolf's View Of Vietnam, Robert Irwin Wolf

Robert Irwin Wolf

No abstract provided.


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