Conclusion

Although this technique requires tedious preparations (buying material, cutting papers, etc.), the results justify the efforts. This exercise echoes in the group for many consecutive sessions, enabling group members to work through issues that have not been touched before, from body image to self-esteem.

In addition, the description of the intervention can serve as a model of how to integrate any artwork into a psychodynamic group.

REFERENCES

Cash, T.F. & Pruzinsky, T. (eds.) (2002). Body Image: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice. New York: Guilford Press. Malchiodi, C.A. (1998). The Art Therapy Sourcebook. Los Angeles, CA: Lowell House.

Rutan, S.J. & Stone, N.W. (2000). Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy (Third edition) New York: Guilford Press.

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