Group art therapy with sexually abused girls

  title={Group art therapy with sexually abused girls},
  author={Gertie Pretorius},
The psychological impact of child sexual abuse has been widely researched. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a group art therapy intervention designed by the authors aimed at reducing depression, anxiety, sexual trauma and low self-esteem among 25 sexually abused girls aged 8–11 years. The programme was based on existential-humanistic, Gestalt, client-centred and abusefocused principles. The Solomon four-group design was used to investigate the efficacy of the intervention, and the… CONTINUE READING
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