Art therapy and children: a review of past and current practice

WALLER, DIANE (2011) Art therapy and children: a review of past and current practice Confinia Psychopathologica, 1 (1). pp. 46-67. ISSN 2063-014X

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Abstract

This paper explores how art therapy has been and is used to help children with emotional, developmental and behavioural problems. It reflects changes in the theoretical base of the discipline over the past 60 years from the 'child-centered' art education movement stemming from the work of Frank Cizek in Austria, through the contribution of D.W. Winnicott, child psychoanalyst in the UK. The bringing together of insights from art education and psychoanalysis resulted in a powerful intervention which has been refined as a result of postgraduate training and is now used in a range of public and private health and social care settings. (Socio-historical research)

Item Type: Journal article
Additional Information: Published by SZVT Research and Development Center, H-1126 Budapest, Orbanhegyi ut 14, Hungary
Uncontrolled Keywords: children; art therapy; change.
Subjects: L000 Social Sciences
Faculties: Faculty of Health and Social Sciences > School of Applied Social Science > Psychosocial Studies
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences > School of Applied Social Science > Health and Social Policy Research Centre
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2011 15:45
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 11:01
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/9419

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