Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/101903
About the Course:
Webinar from the 2011 International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Symposium.
This workshop will explore the use of art and sandplay therapies in the treatment of eating disorders. Eating disordered patients often have limited insight and struggle to express themselves verbally, often resorting to various self destructive means of ineffective communication. Using nonverbal therapies enables self discovery and the development of rapport and trust. These nonverbal mediums facilitate relaxation, a creative outlet, healthy manifestation of internal states, containment of emotions, and the reprocessing of traumatic experiences. Didactic presentation, examples of patient’s artwork and sandtrays, and experiential exercises will enable clinicians to understand, practice, and utilize these effective methods of treatment.1. Challenges in Eating Disorder Treatment 1. Alexithymia 2. Diffuse Identity 3. Need for Control 4. Perfectionism and Rigidity 5. Mistrustful 6. Irrational Thinking 1. How Art Therapy Can be Helpful in Treating Eating Disorders(art demonstrating all points, directives, and identification of materials used will be displayed throughout) 1. Coping Tool Awareness and Regulation of Affect 2. Transitional Object Between Therapist and Patient 3. Numbing and Avoidance are Minimized 4. Concretes Awareness of ED 5. Externalizes Shame 6. Counters Feeling of Disconnect 7. Development of Visual Language and Metaphor for Recovery 8. Enables Shift in Thinking and Feeling 1. Art Therapy and Healing 1. Compassion for Self 2. Development of Identity without the ED 3. Imperfection as Natural Process is Realized 1. Experiential Exercise (attendees will participate in art project) 1. Sandplay Therapy 1. Sand, Tray, Figurines 2. Sandplay History 3. How it is used 4. It’s use with ED patients 1. Group Sandplay 1. Use in Group Therapy 2. Members Can See the Authenticity of their Peers 1. Exploration: How Sanplay is Helpful (Sandtrays will be displayed throughout) 1. Facilitates Insight/Symbols and Approach to Sandplay as Door to the Unconscious 2. Transitional Object Between Therapist and Patient 3. Safe Place/Containment 4. Breaks Down Maladaptive Defenses 5. Reconnecting with Creativity and “Play” 6. Tactile/Connection to Hands and Sand/Earth/Grounding 7. Confrontation Empty Space and Silence 8. Emotional Regulation 9. Empowerment/Scene in Sand Creating Their Own World
I. Series of Trays Depict Patterns in One’s Lives1. Life Sandplay 1. Meaning in Symbols we Choose 2. Patterns and Authentic Meaning Emerge 3. Recognition of Pain Underlying ED
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This course is based on the , Healing Through Nonverbal Expression: Art and Sandplay Therapy in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: IAEDP Symposium 2011 created by Lane Gould-Hartline, APRN, BC and Emily Martinez-Whitt, PsyD
Course Material Authors
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.
Following this presentation, professionals will be able to identify the advantages to using art and sandplay therapy with eating disordered patients. Relevant clinical cases and artwork will be presented.
Following this presentation, professionals will be given practical examples which include topics, projects, materials, and instruction so that they will be prepared to use this therapeutic modality.
Following this presentation, professionals will do their own art to reinforce objectives and enable the interpretation of common concepts.
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