2014 APT Annual Conference

TH13 - Child Therapy and Trauma: Uncovering the Neurobiological Underpinnings of Art Therapy

Oct 9, 2014 4:30pm ‐ Oct 9, 2014 6:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $39.00


Through examination of the relationship between neuroscience and art therapy, an overview of current research including the impact of trauma on brain development and implications for art interventions will be discussed and applied to clinical examples and experiential learning exercises.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the unique qualities and aspects of childhood brain development
  • Discuss the neurobiological view of trauma response and current trauma informed therapy approaches
  • Identify therapeutic qualities of art, play, and other creative mind-body therapies



  • 2.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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