“Check, Change What You Need To Change and/or Keep What You Want”: An Art Therapy Neurobiological-Based Trauma Protocol

  title={“Check, Change What You Need To Change and/or Keep What You Want”: An Art Therapy Neurobiological-Based Trauma Protocol},
  author={Noah Hass-Cohen and Joanna M.A. Clyde Findlay and Richard Carr and Jessica R. Vanderlan},
  journal={Art Therapy},
  pages={69 - 78}
Abstract The Check (“Check, Change What You Need To Change and/or Keep What You Want”) art therapy protocol is a sequence of directives for treating trauma that is grounded in neurobiological theory and designed to facilitate trauma narrative processing, autobiographical coherency, and the rebalancing of dysregulated responses to psychosocial stressors and trauma impacts. This article reviews the neurobiological systems involved in trauma processing and demonstrates the Check protocol with the… Expand
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