Developing art therapy practice guidelines for people who have received a diagnosis of a psychotic disorder: consensus versus innovation?


Art therapists have worked with people experiencing severe mental distress for nearly a hundred years and many service users speak positively about art therapy. However, a large trial, the MATISSE study, cast doubts on the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Val Huet (British Association of Art Therapists)
  2. Sue Holttum (Canterbury Christ Church University)
  3. Tim Wright (West London Mental Health Trust)

Topic Areas

Art therapy , Influencing professions , Society's impact on mental health


FRAM PCH » Papers: Practice development (12:00 - Friday, 1st September, Maths Building, Proudman Lecture Theatre)

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