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Art Therapy Worldview


To develop contemporary philosophy (including ontology, epistemology and axiology, and methodology) to guide research, education, and practice decisions relevant to inclusive sustainability, epistemic integrity, and advocacy for art therapy.


Action Items:

  1. Conduct systematic exploration and critical comparison of dominant, and innovative research paradigms, theories,  and practices to develop new and inclusive art therapy related paradigms.
  2. Study the elements of relationality, relational aesthetics, levels of consciousness, symbolism and meaning making, dialogical dynamism, along with traditional worldviews.
  3. Research, write, and publish art therapy worldviews and guides to worldviews connected to research decisions and practice.
  4. Construct research methodology decision trees related to worldviews,  theories, research questions and phenomena.
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