Creative practice in a group setting

  • Elaine Argyle, Gary Winship
  • Mental Health and Social Inclusion, August 2015, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/mhsi-04-2015-0014

How clay workshops can promote the wellbeing and inclusion of participants

Photo by Karen Maes on Unsplash

Photo by Karen Maes on Unsplash

What is it about?

An evaluation of a series of clay workshops and their role in promoting the social and psychological wellbeing of participants.

Why is it important?

The therapeutic use of the arts has often focussed on psychotherapeutically orientated approaches thus neglecting the impact of wider group processes in promoting participant's wellbeing and the 'mutual recovery' arising from this. Here this neglect is redressed.

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Elaine Argyle and Dr Gary Winship