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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Story of the Witch Behind the Wallpaper

by Sandra Hewitt-Parsons

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Story of the Witch Behind the Wallpaper is an art show which builds on dream analysis to explore latent themes that relate to childhood dreams and other personal experiences as an eight year old girl and a survivor of a traumatic stroke. 

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Finding Essence in a Shared Embrace: Co-construction of meaning with cancer survivors in art-based group interactive art therapy

by Sanda Ottewell-Watson

This research enquiry links theoretical perspectives of art therapy and cancer care to the potential for art and art making as a means for co-creating meaning, by creating art alongside others in an interactive studio environment.

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The Face of Resistance: A Psychoanalytic and Phenomenological Self-Exploration via Scribble Technique

by Avril Symington

The present self-study documents my personal experience of the effectiveness of the scribble technique, introduced in Florence Cane's book The Artist in Each of Us, in identifying and overcoming my "therapeutic resistance" in art therapy. The issue of resistance, my perception of it, and my struggle to get beyond it, are documented in my scribble images and the written descriptions which accompany them.

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