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Exploring Art Therapy Group Practice in Early Intervention Psychosis

25 October 2016

Outlining the process of setting up an art psychotherapy group for young adults experiencing first episode psychosis...

   

  Exploring art therapy group practice in early intervention psychosis

Written by Sarah Parkinson & Claire Whiter (free access until April 2017)

Sarah Parkinson will also be presenting ‘Innovation in Art Therapy with Early Intervention for Psychosis’ at the Attachment and the Arts Conference on 2nd December 2016.

'This article aims to outline the process by which we set up an art psychotherapy group for young adults experiencing first episode psychosis. Our reflections on this process are discussed together with reflections from the individuals accessing the group in its first year. Our writing, evidence and discussion are based on an earlier report which aimed to identify good art therapy practice in early intervention for psychosis by meeting guidelines set out by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence and the Initiative to Reduce the Impact of Schizophrenia'...

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