Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches and Lectures

Event Title

60th Annual Conference of the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA)

Event Location

Vienna, Austria

Document Type

Paper

Presentation Date

9-27-2019

Date Range

2019-09-27 to 2019-09-28

Description

Interested in incorporating art-making into your clinical practice with trauma survivors? This presentation addresses the power of art in recalling the traumatic event and accessing trauma-related emotions in a non-threatening way. Learn how art assists trauma survivors in identifying, expressing, and containing emotions by engaging in a process that creates a safe distance from painful feelings while providing a concrete vehicle to explore potentially volatile emotions. Artwork will be shown to illustrate this process.

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