Kate Clements's research while affiliated with Goldsmiths, University of London and other places

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Article
With reports of the incidence of child abuse in Britain increasing, art therapists are regularly coming into contact with children suffering from the resultant psychological trauma. A central issue is the right of children to be listened to and taken seriously when making allegations of abuse. To this end I explore the possibility of spontaneous ar...

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... In other cases, the experience is a symbolic representation, perhaps seeing a monstrous or shadowy figure, or hearing a scary voice. Monster imagery is a feature of art therapy, particularly in work with children who have experienced traumatic events (Clements, 1996;Kozlowska and Hanney, 2001;Lieberman, 2007). Additionally, Blake (2012) noted that the 'wound obsessed' genre of cinematic horror may be representative of the "Wounds of Nations", from cultural or historical trauma related to war or genocide. ...