Tag Archives: Art Therapy

Growing an emotional brain:

This interesting film/animation explores the neurobiology of babyhood. Babies brain development is affected by how parents/carers interact with them and influence how babies learn to deal with emotions.

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Current project : Art Therapy group for children affected by domestic violence

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

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Art is a guaranty of sanity

I like this phrase from Louise Bourgeois which made me think of a project I made as a Fine Art student.

In this project small sculptures packaged as if pills, here a house, were taken as medication.


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