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The healing benefits of clay in art therapy with early psychosis and schizophrenia spectrum populations

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The healing benefits of clay in art therapy with early psychosis and schizophrenia spectrum populations

Corriveau, Julie (2016) The healing benefits of clay in art therapy with early psychosis and schizophrenia spectrum populations. [Graduate Projects (Non-thesis)] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This research paper focuses on how clay-work in art therapy can benefit healing in adolescents and young adults who have experienced early psychosis, as well as individuals situated on the schizophrenia spectrum. Moreover, the theory included in this inquiry focuses on both the reality of the illness in addition to the origins of its complex unravelling. Most importantly, clay-work within art therapy is introduced as a supportive treatment for this population. Therefore, the particular healing properties of clay-work are detailed in relation to this clientele’s needs. Furthermore, this theoretical research means to recognize the various existing ways clay-work can engage repair with this population and the value of promoting such data.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Creative Arts Therapies
Item Type:Graduate Projects (Non-thesis)
Authors:Corriveau, Julie
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Program:Creative Arts Therapies (Art Therapy Option)
Date:15 August 2016
ID Code:981593
Deposited By: JULIE CORRIVEAU
Deposited On:06 Sep 2016 21:18
Last Modified:06 Apr 2018 22:34
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