"PRINTING HANDS" AS SELF REPREZANTION- EMOTIONAL AND DEVLOPMENTAL POINT OF VIEW
This article describes the phenomena of "printing hands" with colors on paper or other materials in the therapeutic process of art therapy. The article displayed a number of approaches to understanding the process from both approaches in art therapy, Psychotherapy approaches and developmental approaches.
Theories about attachment imprinting processes Bowlbey (1969). Piaget (1969) and Kristeva (1974) argued semiotic and verbal languages.
Symbols - representations development Mattheus (1984), regression theory by Lowenfeld (1965). Self and body cleaning , order and organization by Duglas (1984). Interpretation of the symbolism secretions of the body and the meaning of this interpretation is being in emotional control or no control, Freud (1950) Abraham (1921) Klein (1932) Explanation of autistic experience by Francis Tustin (1978). Bion's (1962) skin as container. Phenomenological art therapy approach is represented by Bitansky (1977). Montagu (1971) describes the skin physiological functions .Emotional perception of the skin described by French psychoanalyst Anziee (2004) who wrote about the skin as representing the self "Me skin"(the origin of the skin cells are nerve system cells from the embryologic period).
The theoretical Review is accompanied by case studies and photographs that were generated during the treatment sessions .The cases demonstrate the process of art therapy in paper, finger's colors, liquid colors, clay and sand and glue.
The article highlight my therapeutic approach in art therapy psychotherapy that the phenomena of "printing hands" in therapy is an integrated process- physical, emotional, Nero- biological and developmental and it is important to understand as a multi-representation of "emotional self" through the patient's skin.
i. The article is in Hebrew
מאת: רותי הרפז
תאריך פרסום: 24/4/2009