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ERIC Number: EJ868053
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0742-1656
Art Therapy Applications of Dolls in Grief Recovery, Identity, and Community Service
Feen-Calligan, Holly; McIntyre, Barbara; Sands-Goldstein, Margaret
Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, v26 n4 p167-173 2009
This article reviews the history of dollmaking that is relevant to art therapy, and the application of dolls as therapeutic media in clinical and educational settings. The authors describe their experiences using dollmaking in the resolution of grief, in professional identity construction, and in community service. The article addresses the benefits of dollmaking in clinical practice, as well as for personal awareness. (Contains 5 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana