Category Archive: Kim Dunphy

Editorial Note

Return to Journal Articles Dr Kim Dunphy, Chair, PACFA Research Committee    I am pleased to announce the sixth volume of PACJA, developed by incoming editor, Dr James Vicars, with the support of our authors, reviewers and PACFA’s Research Committee. We also offer grateful thanks to Jillian Lynch for her contribution as Assistant Editor from …

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The effectiveness of expressive arts therapies: A review of the literature

Return to Journal Articles Kim Dunphy,[1] Sue Mullane and Marita Jacobsson, Making Dance Matter, Victoria, Australia Introduction This article was commissioned by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) as part of a series of reviews investigating the effectiveness of psychotherapies in Australia. Definitions of key terms regarding expressive and creative arts therapies are …

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The effectiveness of expressive arts therapies: A review of the literature

This article presents a systematic review of literature about the effectiveness of expressive arts therapies. Research about five therapy modalities: music; visual art; dance-movement; drama and writing was investigated for evidence of outcomes…

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