Art as an Adjunct Therapy in Drug Treatment: Self-Actualization Through Non-Verbal Communication

  • Joan E. Standora


To begin, I would like to describe a scene which stands as an extended metaphor for the substance of this paper: art therapy, at its best, is, for the client, a non-verbal work in progress, not a completed work or a product.


Adjunct Therapy Therapeutic Community Extended Metaphor Artistic Ability Chronic Drug Abuse 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joan E. Standora
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  1. 1.Addiction Research and Treatment CorporationBrooklynUSA

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