Excellent article by Dr Val Huet on why there is no 'good' or 'bad' when it comes to art and we certainly should not instil these notions in young kids! Read it in the Huffington Post.
We had a start at this one and the beauty of Alain de Botton is that it reads so easily.
Haven't seen it in a HK bookshop yet but easy to order online. Of course you can always pass the office and have a sneak peak. More here.
This info will be saved in the Literature section under the Resources tab which you can find on the Navigation bar.
A small but very to the point article about the benefits of art in the palliative care setting. You can read it here.
David Vognar packs out with a very interesting article on prison art and the reasons for doing it. Have a read here.
Ever wondered how Art Therapy works? Well you can find a simple and clear explanation on the Good Therapy blog.
Interesting read to learn more about psychosis and schizophrenia but definitely an interesting read to realise the importance Art Therapy can play within treatment.
Read the article on Brain Blogger
Sometimes images speak louder than words. Have a look at this very touching video and Ryan's take on Art Therapy.
This video is a part of The Power of Art series. More on the BBC website.
Another great presentation at the Art of Good Health and Wellbeing Conference in Australia last year. Dr Gary Christenson is involved in all sorts of interesting things but on this occasion I will only mention that he is the President of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare in Washington DC.
To know more about the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, please visit their website www.thesah.org
To know more about the conference, please visit website www.artsandhealth.org
1-day workshop on 'Guided Relational Viewing: Art Exhibits, Art Workshops and Art Therapy for Social Change
The Centre on Behavioral Health at the University of Hong Kong does some very good workshops and seminars. They might sound a bit difficult but they are actually very accessible and open to everyone.
For more information about the workshop, click the leaflet below.
To know more about the Centre of Behavioral Health, have a look at their website cbh.hku.hk
Information about the Centre on Behavioral Health will also be saved in the Arts events & workshops section under the Resources tab which you can find on the navigation bar.
Tell me and I will forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I will understand.
Old Chinese Proverb