Art as a Therapeutic Modality

Historical and Cultural Context; Art for Self-Healing; Art for Communal Healing; Art for Children’s Healing


This final section of the book discusses multiple usages of art, and art therapy, for healing emotional trauma. Several cases are sketched as illustrative of practices that work, or do not work, either within the context of a professional clinical practice or as a part of a wider community setting where the simple presence of a compassionate guide will suffice.


Sexual Abuse Child Sexual Abuse Projective Identification Violent Video Game Protected Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of HuddersfieldHuddersfieldUK
  2. 2.Florencena ConsultingBridgetownBarbados
  3. 3.Sweet Water FoundationGrenadaGrenada
  4. 4.The Alpine ProjectLa RomaineTrinidad and Tobago

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