Expressive Arts Therapies: Working with Survivors of Torture
This nine-page journal article gives service providers a literature review of twenty-six articles and papers pertaining to treatment for victims of torture utilizing expressive arts therapies – modalities often categorized as “alternative treatment” or “non-verbal therapies.” It groups the available literature into the following categories: art therapy/creative arts therapy, dance/movement therapy, drama therapy, music therapy, sand tray therapy, ritual and ceremony. It provides concluding considerations and learning points, and recommends further readings.
Gray AE. Expressive arts therapies: working with survivors of torture.
Torture. 2011;21(1):39-47. Review. PubMed PMID: 21422605.
Torture: Quarterly Journal on Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and Prevention of Torture is published by IRCT, whose copyright policies may be found at http://www.irct.org/
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