Affect Regulation , Mirror Neurons , and the Third Hand : Formulating

@inproceedings{Vischer2010AffectR,
  title={Affect Regulation , Mirror Neurons , and the Third Hand : Formulating},
  author={Robert K Vischer and Theodore Lipps and Edward B. Titchener},
  year={2010}
}
Visual empathy through empathic art interventions are discussed in this article with respect to attachment theory; recent research on the mirror neuron system; art, empathy, and mindfulness; and an artistic strategy for crafting third-hand interventions (Kramer, 1986). A case vignette demonstrates the art therapist’s applied use of visual art responses that help to organize complex information and reflect back the emotional center of a client’s communications. With careful attunement, art… CONTINUE READING

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