WORKING AS AN ARTIST AND ART THERAPIST
Claudine Tschalär shows how she combines her art with her work
April 4, 2008
Art-Therapist and painter
Born in Wantsworth, London, as daughter of Swiss parents
Two daughters, 1978 and 1982
Little grandson 2005
Art-Therapy allows to express in a non verbal way.
Art-Therapy is a process, not the final product.
Art-Therapy can be the vehicle for achieving new psychological integration.
Creativity is self-repair.
Art-Therapy is used with children, adolescents, adults, older adults, groups and families.
Art-Therapy is working with pictures. Pictures say what words can’t say!
Claudine Tschalär will let you take part in the story of “Kevin” a nine year old boy, whom she had been working with for 1 ½ years.
The following techniques have been used:
sculptures with clay,
creations using various materials,
making of masks,
making of a “medicine doll”