Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101698
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About the Course:
Audio presentation from the 2009 International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Symposium.
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III. Art Therapy in Treatment
a. The Value of Art/ Engaging in New Experiences Impact the Brain
b. Coping and Containment/Issues of Safety
c. Building Connection to Self, the Illness, and Others
d. Identification of Emotions
e. Developing the Symbolic Language
IV. Experiential Exercise/Discussion
V. Case Study: Slide Show of Artwork- an anorexic college student; repeated treatments; raped prior to onset of illness. Presenters will discuss parallels between verbal psychotherapy and the art therapy process and ways therapists integrated both modalities.
a. Themes of Self Development
b. Externalization of Traumatic Imagery
c. Distorted Beliefs/Safety
d. Connection Between Trauma and Eating Disorder
e. Greater Sense of Empowerment and Movement reflected in Artwork
VI. Experiential Exercise/Discussion
VII. Considerations for Therapists
b. Media Choices
c. Working through Resistance and Rigidity
d. Directing Progress and Movement through Art
VIII. Questions and Answers
This course is based on the cassette, Integrating Art Therapy in the Treatment of Trauma and Eating Disorders created by Trish O’Donnell, MA, ATR-BC., LPC and Laura Peroutka, MA, ATR, pending Milieu and Art Therapist
Course Material Authors
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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, therapists, and counselors who seek to update their research knowledge and competency in treating patients with eating disorders, increase and acquire new skills, learn new intervention strategies, and obtain continuing education credits. It is appropriate for professionals at all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Following this presentation, participants will be able to list three qualities inherent in art making that facilitate progress in eating disorder treatment.
- During this presentation, participants will learn specific approaches to the treatment of trauma utilizing the art process.
- Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify two ways to integrate art therapy in the treatment of trauma and eating disorders.
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