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Bridging Through Imagery: An Integration of the Selves Through Art Therapy, A Visual Dialogue

  • Dee Spring

Abstract

Art therapy is an isthmus of the conscious and unconscious, intertwined with the mystery of the entanglement of our inner selves. It is the expulsion of the garbage into energy of rebirth which flows through the inner conflicts of the primitive and the symbolic; the eccentric and the ordinary; the perfect and the imperfect. It is the bringing forth of the known and unknown.

Keywords

Comfort Zone Feeling State Workshop Activity Proper Tool Creative Imagination 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dee Spring
    • 1
  1. 1.The Woman’s CentrePlacentiaUSA

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