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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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