Art Therapy: In the Heart of Pain, Acceptance via Creativity
Authors: Mariana Attwell Gonzalez
Abstract: Art therapy has been shown to be of positive impact in patients with cancer and in major psychiatric disorders. It may help patients to cope with disease and is also used in chronic pain patients. We present here an experience of art therapy in patients suffering from chronic pain, the individual expression of suffering and metamorphosis of pain through creativity, and the group session of art therapy.