Thesis Title

A Humanistic Approach to Art Therapy

Graduation Date

Spring 1986

Document Type

Master's Thesis

Document Form


Degree Name

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

Degree Granting Institution

Notre Dame de Namur University

Program Name

Art Therapy


Art therapy is examined as an effective therapeutic intervention from a humanistic point of view. This study explored art therapy from a client centered perspective It suggests that people look for ways of self-expression in order to realize their full potentiality, and a continued process of growth.