This paper is a preliminary attempt at theory building by exploring the use of art and language in art therapy through a theoretical inquiry model. Inductive and deductive processes are used to explore literature from the fields of psychology, art philosophy (particularly aesthetics), and linguistics. Concepts common to each of these disciplines are then further explored through the lens of bilingual therapy. Practical applications are discussed, along with suggestions for future research.
Recommended CitationMorrell, M. (2011). Signs and Symbols: Art and Language in Art Therapy. Journal of Clinical Art Therapy, 1(1), 25-32, retrieved from: http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/jcat/vol1/iss1/8
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