An art therapy group for clients with chronic schizophrenia Article

Potocky, M. (1993). An art therapy group for clients with chronic schizophrenia . 16(3), 73-82. 10.1300/J009v16n03_06

cited authors

  • Potocky, M

fiu authors

abstract

  • An art therapy group for clients with chronic schizophrenia was conducted in a residential facility. Weekly art projects, in combination with a Gestalt therapy approach, were used to enhance group members' social skills. The group was successful in enhancing clients' self-expression and social interaction. The article describes the benefits of the art therapy-Gestalt therapy group as part of a comprehensive supportive treatment program. © 1993 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

publication date

  • October 4, 1993

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

start page

  • 73

end page

  • 82

volume

  • 16

issue

  • 3