Art, Play and Music therapist gained life changing results

By: Break Free Therapies  06-Jun-2012
Keywords: Mental Health, Art Therapy

Art, Play and Music therapist gained life changing results for a person with severe disabilities:

 

Case brief: Male, deaf, producing self-harm and aggressive towards his whanau/support staff.

 

Intervention: Over an eight weeks program he became a happier, relaxed and sociable man who was able to deal with emotions more effectively. This was achieved by investigating in depth his needs and triggers, re-assessing his behavioural plan and by educating his key support workers, and whanau over the process and the changes made accordingly.

Keywords: Art Therapy, Mental Health