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Increasing self-esteem through art therapy


Increasing self-esteem through art therapy

Dow, Georgia (2008) Increasing self-esteem through art therapy. Other thesis, Concordia University.

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This paper will investigate what the literature suggests are manners in which self-esteem can be increased using art therapy techniques. Individuals who lack secure self-esteem often deal with a lot of physical, mental and emotional issues. Using a historical-documentary methodology this paper is a literary review of Art Therapy and its effectiveness and efficacy in increasing an individual's self-esteem. This review of the literature in self-esteem and art therapy has shown that there are many different treatment methods that can be used to enhance self-esteem in various populations and special cases. The objective of this paper is to provide a relevant synopsis to art therapists of the variety of the art therapy techniques that can increase their client's self-esteem.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Creative Arts Therapies
Item Type:Thesis (Other)
Authors:Dow, Georgia
Series Name:Research Paper
Pagination:vi, 51 leaves ; 29 cm.
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Program:Creative Arts Therapies
Thesis Supervisor(s):Lister, Suzanne
Identification Number:RC 489 A7C6+ 2008 no.13
ID Code:975936
Deposited By: Concordia University Library
Deposited On:22 Jan 2013 16:17
Last Modified:13 Jul 2020 20:09
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