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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.


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 ...


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

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No One Can Hear Me Scream! The Integration Of Expressive Therapy Techniques, Creative Processing Of Countertransference Inductions And The Use Of Metaphor In The Psychoanalytically Oriented Outpatient Treatment Of A Woman Artist With Schizoaffective Disorder, Robert Irwin Wolf 2016 The College of New Rochelle

No One Can Hear Me Scream! The Integration Of Expressive Therapy Techniques, Creative Processing Of Countertransference Inductions And The Use Of Metaphor In The Psychoanalytically Oriented Outpatient Treatment Of A Woman Artist With Schizoaffective Disorder, Robert Irwin Wolf

Robert Irwin Wolf

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Rev. Of Between Therapists: The Processing Of Transference/Counter-Transference Material, Robert Irwin Wolf 2016 The College of New Rochelle

Rev. Of Between Therapists: The Processing Of Transference/Counter-Transference Material, Robert Irwin Wolf

Robert Irwin Wolf

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Rev. Of Expressive Therapy: A Creative Arts Approach To Depth-Oriented Treatment, Robert Irwin Wolf 2016 The College of New Rochelle

Rev. Of Expressive Therapy: A Creative Arts Approach To Depth-Oriented Treatment, Robert Irwin Wolf

Robert Irwin Wolf

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Instant Phototherapy With Children And Adolescents, Robert Irwin Wolf 2016 The College of New Rochelle

Instant Phototherapy With Children And Adolescents, Robert Irwin Wolf

Robert Irwin Wolf

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Re-Experiencing Winnicott's Environmental Mother: Implications For Art Psychotherapy Of Anti-Social Youth In Special Education, Robert Irwin Wolf 2016 The College of New Rochelle

Re-Experiencing Winnicott's Environmental Mother: Implications For Art Psychotherapy Of Anti-Social Youth In Special Education, Robert Irwin Wolf

Robert Irwin Wolf

No abstract provided.


A Pilot Project Of Art And Eating Disorders: A Self-Advocacy Campaign Through Video Narratives, Sarah Pray 2016 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

A Pilot Project Of Art And Eating Disorders: A Self-Advocacy Campaign Through Video Narratives, Sarah Pray

Art Therapy Counseling Final Research Projects

This pilot project of Art and Eating Disorders was approved by The Emily Program Foundation (TEPF) (Emily Program Foundation, n.d.), a 501(c) (3) nonprofit working to eliminate eating disorders through advocacy, social outreach, and collaboration with community partners. TEPF recruited five artists. Artists were interviewed by Sarah Pray and artwork digitally recorded at various locations, filmed and edited by videographer, Eve Daniels. Artists brought artwork and other creative work related to their recovery. The resulting videos were uploaded to the TEPF website (www.theemilyprogramfoundation.org) weekly. The goal of the pilot project was to measure the project's ...


The Polaroid Technique: Spontaneous Dialogues From The Unconscious, Robert Irwin Wolf 2016 The College of New Rochelle

The Polaroid Technique: Spontaneous Dialogues From The Unconscious, Robert Irwin Wolf

Robert Irwin Wolf

No abstract provided.


The Quality Art Therapist, Robert Irwin Wolf 2016 The College of New Rochelle

The Quality Art Therapist, Robert Irwin Wolf

Robert Irwin Wolf

No abstract provided.


Art Therapy And Its Impact Upon Marital Communication With Geriatric Adults Suffering From Dementia And Their Spousal Caregivers: An Exploratory Review And Research Study, Ashlyn G. Kubacak 2016 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Art Therapy And Its Impact Upon Marital Communication With Geriatric Adults Suffering From Dementia And Their Spousal Caregivers: An Exploratory Review And Research Study, Ashlyn G. Kubacak

School of Social Work Undergraduate Honors Theses

The World Health Organization estimated that 47.5 million people across the globe were living with dementia in 2015, and this number is expected to increase and eventually double by 2030. The cost of caregiving for someone who has dementia is substantial, with estimated federal costs fluctuating between 157 billion and 215 billion dollars annually. Sixty percent of caregivers rate the emotional strain of caregiving to be “high to extremely high”, and 40% of caregivers are diagnosed with depression. It is therefore important to provide support not only for those persons with dementia, but also for their caregivers in order ...


Capturing Success At Autistry Studios: A Qualitative Study, Ali Ives, Vince Colombano, Joey Bava 2016 Dominican University of California

Capturing Success At Autistry Studios: A Qualitative Study, Ali Ives, Vince Colombano, Joey Bava

Master's Theses and Capstone Projects

This qualitative study examined the perceived outcomes of participation at Autistry Studios among young adult students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autistry Studios is a unique program offering services to individuals with ASD similar to that of a pre-vocational training program. The mission of Autistry Studios is to help students with ASD become independent adults by engaging in “project-based therapy.” A setting is provided where individuals with ASD can achieve personal and functional growth with the use of creative resources like art supplies, raw materials, and power tools to pursue and complete a project that is client-centered. The purpose of ...


Art As A Language For Children In Need, Suk Mun, Sophia LAW 2016 Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Art As A Language For Children In Need, Suk Mun, Sophia Law

Staff Publications

When people think of art, masters and masterpieces often spring to mind. In this article, art is considered in its fundamental sense - as a language written in images. Art involves visual thinking and the use of imagery rather than language for the construction, articulation, and expression of thoughts and feelings. For children whose language skills are still developing, image writing is the best means of expression. This article reveals the significance of image thinking and the biological origin of art making. A case study is used to illustrate how art can help children in need.


A Systematic Review Of Complimentary Therapies To Treat Symptoms Of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In The Aftermath Of Domestic Abuse, Jordan A. Meeks, Saida Byrami 2016 James Madison University

A Systematic Review Of Complimentary Therapies To Treat Symptoms Of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder In The Aftermath Of Domestic Abuse, Jordan A. Meeks, Saida Byrami

Senior Honors Projects

Objectives: Explore the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on the health of female survivors. Identify complementary therapies that alleviate symptoms of psychological health impacts of IPV on women’s health.

Method: An exhaustive search of published, peer reviewed literature on complementary therapies and IPV was conducted. Databases included PubMed and CINAHL. Each article reviewed was published between the years of 2002 and 2016. The initial search produced 112 articles, abstracts of all studies were reviewed and studies were included if they addressed; a) complementary and alternative therapies, b) post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression and, c) the impact of ...


How Are Therapeutic Professionals Interpreting Ethics In Practice With Migrant Clients?, Madeline A. Brenner 2015 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

How Are Therapeutic Professionals Interpreting Ethics In Practice With Migrant Clients?, Madeline A. Brenner

Art Therapy Counseling Final Research Projects

The research study aimed to understand the praxis of mental health professionals working with immigrant and refugee populations in relation to ethical guidelines and agency protocols. Through practice-led inquiry, seven mental health professionals were interviewed from differing therapeutic backgrounds and orientations; including Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Social Work, Counseling, and Art Therapy. The researcher sought to identify how theory of therapeutic professionals differ, where professionals are engaging in culturally competent practice and what impact this has on the therapeutic relationship. Participants identified the key components of a positive therapeutic relationship include trust, cultural competency, approach, presence, as well as ...


How Are Art Therapists Utilizing The Theory Of Meaning Making In Trauma Treatment?, Carrie C. Critser 2015 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

How Are Art Therapists Utilizing The Theory Of Meaning Making In Trauma Treatment?, Carrie C. Critser

Art Therapy Counseling Final Research Projects

This purpose of this research study was to explore if and how art therapists utilize the theory of meaning making in trauma treatment. A secondary aim was to investigate art therapist’s perspectives and application of the theory of posttraumatic growth. Semi-structured interviews were used to investigate how twelve art therapists conceptualized trauma treatment, meaning making and posttraumatic growth. Study participants were all female, located in a wide variety of mental health settings across the United States, with experience spanning four to 34 years. Major findings included that while nine out of twelve participants found meaning making was important to ...


Piecing The Puzzle Together With The Use Of Physical Therapy, Mikayla Pruitt 2015 Bowling Green State University

Piecing The Puzzle Together With The Use Of Physical Therapy, Mikayla Pruitt

Honors Projects

For my Honors Project I decided to create a set of exercise cards for children with autism. The front of each card had a picture symbolizing the exercise/activity, and on the back included directions, supplies and tips to complete the activity. The following is a selection of a few exercise cards from each of the four exercise sections, as well as the title card, table of contents cards, information cards, and source cards.


Visual Voices Participant Recruitment Flyer, Collyn Baeder, Zoe Hull, Rebecca Masterjohn, Virginia Sedarski, Adrian Jung, Michaela A. Hoffman, Nicole O'Brien 2015 University of New England

Visual Voices Participant Recruitment Flyer, Collyn Baeder, Zoe Hull, Rebecca Masterjohn, Virginia Sedarski, Adrian Jung, Michaela A. Hoffman, Nicole O'Brien

Visual Voices: An Arts-Based Assessment of the Perceived Identity of Aging Maine Residents

Participant recruitment flyer for UNE student project Visual Voices: An Arts-Based Assessment Of The Perceived Identity Of Aging Maine Residents. This project was designed to investigate the topics of perception, identity, and aging. Between February and May 2015, over the course of twelve sessions, the UNE team met with six female residents of the Park Danforth senior living community in Portland to have conversations and create art about how the residents perceive themselves in contrast to how they feel perceived by important people in their lives, such as friends, family, and healthcare providers.


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