Sexual Abuse & Art Therapy
Learn more about sexual abuse and art therapy, people who have survived sexual abuse, how someone who has been sexually abused may benefit from art therapy, etc.
The following is a story submitted by a reader that I think is a wonderful story to share. Santilla helps out at a healing and empowerment center in New Orleans, Louisiana, where they offer safety and healing to women and children. It’s a testament to art, but also to how we can all do something to help others. Here is what she sent to me: Continue reading »
Found an interesting paper about the benefits of art therapy for adult survivors of sexual abuse. I mentioned before how art therapy helped Lee George from Australia, inspiring her to start her own art therapy program for indigenous women in similar situations. Christine helps us explore some really great concepts related to art therapy and sexual abuse that might be of interest to you, including accessing traumatic memories, encouraging disclosure, developmental issues, reconnecting with others through sharing, and more… Continue reading »