Janice was a middle age woman who came in to see me because she was feeling depressed and empty. She was able to function, but she sensed that there was something missing and that things could be better. Anti-depressant medication had failed to help her with any of these symptoms, so she decided to try art therapy. Together we figured out that in her family no one had had permission to express emotions and this had blocked her from experiencing connectedness with herself and others. She had even included a black wall in the painting to show what was between herself and others. Over time she worked on expressing the idea of a wall in her paintings.
Creating Inclusivity for Autism in the Art Room - The Art of Education University
Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. DOI: Emery Published Psychology Art Therapy This article presents the art therapy treatment of a 6-yearold boy diagnosed with autism without mental retardation.
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