Treating Mind and Spirit as One

Psychology Today: “The Self, Lost and Found: How Creativity Holds Up a Mirror to Your Inner World” by Kim Schneiderman L.C.S.W., M.S.W

Maria was a 31-year-old artist who sought help to disentangle herself from a dysfunctional relationship with an emotionally abusive man. For the past few weeks, she had been seized by a compulsion to paint self portraits. She portrayed her likeness from various angles, experimenting with different hues and styles. She explained that she had “lost read more