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Expressive Mindfulness: A Trauma-Sensitive Expressive Arts Therapy Group Method, Meghan Daly May 2019

Expressive Mindfulness: A Trauma-Sensitive Expressive Arts Therapy Group Method, Meghan Daly

Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses

Mindfulness and expressive arts therapy are both supportive of directing attention in a manner that promotes integration and function of a person. In this paper, a trauma-sensitive method was created for use in a day treatment setting for adults with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI). This method utilized expressive movement, visual art making with three different materials, and creative writing to encourage mindful, non-judgmental acceptance of the present moment; a sense of relaxation; and an overall increase in quality of life. During development of the method arts-based research informed the choice of materials, music, and structure of the group ...


10 Pieces For Vincent: A Suite For Mixed Chamber Ensemble, Cade Leinbach Jan 2018

10 Pieces For Vincent: A Suite For Mixed Chamber Ensemble, Cade Leinbach

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Collection

This suite consists of 10 different pieces of music, for a mixed chamber ensemble of flute, clarinet, tenor sax, trumpet, horn, bass trombone, violin, viola, cello and Percussion. Each movement is based on a specific painting by the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). In the short time span of a decade, this incredibly misunderstood man created some of the most iconic pieces of art in our culture. As a whole, this suite is meant to depict both the art and life of Vincent, while paying homage to this man who is still relevant in modern society, despite having died ...


Palette: A Sampling Of The Arts, Lehigh University Music Department Apr 2002

Palette: A Sampling Of The Arts, Lehigh University Music Department

Performance Programs

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Occasional Papers: On Creativity In The Arts, Janice Rowan Poley Oct 1992

Occasional Papers: On Creativity In The Arts, Janice Rowan Poley

Hollybush Series

Volume 3 of The Hollybush Series contains thirteen essays on creativity, and three photographs of visual artwork, by Rowan College of New Jersey faculty.

The editor is Janice Rowan Poley and the authors of the works are Joseph Robinette, Antoinette Libro, Rodney Gates, William Morris, Kenneth Kaleta, William Travis, E. Michael Desilets, Donald Gephardt, Joseph Tishler, Bertram Greenspan, Daniel Chard, Richard Ambacher, Harold Oliver, N. Jeane Hartman, Richard Grupenhoff, and Joseph Bierman.