Aplication the Art-Therapy in the Counseling and Socio – pedagogical Help in Bulgaria Cover Image

Приложение на арт-терапията в консултирането и социално-педагогическата помощ в България
Aplication the Art-Therapy in the Counseling and Socio – pedagogical Help in Bulgaria

Author(s): Nely Boiadjieva
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Psychology
Published by: Институт за изследване на населението и човека - Българска академия на науките
Keywords: art-therapy; education; social pedagog; social work and counseling; helping process.

Summary/Abstract: The theory and practice of implementation of the art in pedagogy and the education through art begins at the end of the 19-th and the first decades of the 20-th century. At the same time starts the scientific interest towards the art as tool of therapy in the clinical practice and social treatment. The second half of the century the art-therapy theory and practice turns into central part of the educational system and social help and care. Today most of the developed countries have own professional organizations and models for applying art-therapy methods in the counseling work with different groups of clients in social and pedagogical sphere. It is similar in Bulgarian situation and this paper is a short critical survey of this process nowadays. There are a description of opportunities for using the art-therapy method in all phases of counseling process. This method is viewed in its integral connection and as a part from humanistic client and personally centered approach in psychology and social pedagogy. Art-therapy is interpreted as therapy and treatment with art creative activities.

  • Issue Year: 22/2019
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 16-32
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Bulgarian