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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 ...


The Mary Wigman Book, Mary Wigman 2017 Wesleyan University

The Mary Wigman Book, Mary Wigman

The NEH/Mellon Open Book Program, Dance Titles – open access Ebooks

The final testament of a great creative artist, whose genius as a dancer and choreographer was well matched by her verbal gifts. In this volume, Walter Sorell, her longtime friend, brings together a rich selection of her writings: warm letters, poems, anecdotes of her early years, witty cartoons, essays on the art of dance, and on some of her own works. Included are her reminiscences of her first compositions and performances, of the dancers who flocked to her company and school at Dresden, and of her triumphant American tours in 1930–1933. The Mary Wigman Book was originally published by ...


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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

No abstract provided.


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

No abstract provided.


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

No abstract provided.


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

No abstract provided.


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.


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