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What Words Cannot Say: The Power of Art and Play in Children?s Expression and Mental Health
Helping children foster therapeutic change requires tools that effectively address a child?s developmental needs. Through a review of child development theories and the neuroscience of brain development, it becomes clear ...
Building resiliency in at-risk youth using art therapy
Surviving adolescence can be one of the most difficult stages of life most people go through. The adolescent years mark the final turning point before becoming an adult and as exciting as that may sound to many prepubescent ...
Working With Children And Their Drawings
Understanding children?s drawings is a very complex task as it involves a lot of steps and practice. Also the relationship between the child and art therapist plays a roll into how accurate the understanding of the image ...
How Art Therapy Can Assist College Students from Diverse Backgrounds in Overcoming Cultural Differences
The opportunity for international students on university campuses to participate in art therapy is a beneficial student service. Through art therapy interventions, students may gain pride and confidence in their academics ...
Art Therapy Using Sensory Stimulation for Low Functioning Developmentally Disabled Adults
Through Art Therapy, sensory-focused activities can be used with low functioning developmentally disabled adults. Using a structured model to guide an Art Therapist when selecting and conducting activities that provide ...
Positive Effects of Art Therapy for Women and Children from Backgrounds of Domestic Violence
Domestic violence, specifically, that which is perpetrated against women and children, causes physical, mental, and emotional trauma, resulting in a variety of pervasive injuries and disorders. The purpose of the research ...