What is love? BBC philosophy animations feature Sartre, Freud, Aristophanes from a very interesting site with many more animations on all sort of subjects. http://www.openculture.com/2015/08/what-is-love-bbc-philosophy-animations-feature-sartre.html
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Sex and power 2013: who runs Britain. The report finds that women are missing from top roles in politics and public life. ‘Women are a majority (51%) of the population , but the power is concentrated in the hands of a minority’.
See article:http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/feb/24/shocking-absence-women-uk-public-life and Woman’s hour radio show http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p015k9w4
Art Therapies have been included in NICE guidelines (National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence, the government’s health body that identifies good practice) as a treatment to consider for children and young people with psychosis and schizophrenia. The document stresses that the use of Art Therapies alleviate negative symptoms. See page 160: http://guidance.nice.org.uk/CG155/Guidance
Sarah Lucas curated the show of art by prisoners which takes place at the South Bank until the 25th November.
I am currently setting up an Art Therapy group in a refuge for children affected by domestic violence. I will facilitate the group with a volunteer Art Therapist.
There was recently an interesting article about this type of group in the last Inscape:International Journal of Art Therapy. Mills, E.& Kellington, S.(2012). Using group art therapy to address the shame and silencing surrounding children’s experiences of witnessing domestic violence. Inscape: International Journal of Art Therapy 17 (1):3-12.
Online ISSN 1745-4840,Volume17,2012 . http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17454832.2011.639788
BAAT members receive the journal as a member benefit. For more details go to: www.baat.org
The exhibition at the Freud Museum was inspired by the discovery of boxes of the artist’s writing revealing that she undertook psychoanalytic therapy. http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/mar/07/spider-freud-louise-bourgeois-exhibition