Communication Model – helping individuals deal with mental distress

This is this woman’s thesis, which is an interesting one.  I asked her many questions, which she answers on her blog.   Anyone else have anything to add about this type of communication model?



The Communication Model is a brand new model of care that is intended to help an individual deal with mental distress. It is an original system of care that involves emotionally connecting an individual with psychological distress to a practitioner through means of abstract line frequency – like drawings. The communication model is an intervention. It can be applied to individuals without a DSM diagnosis – but who often experience high levels of inner turmoil while maintaining a high-level career, good family structures and firm groundings in the community. The Communication Model was developed in 2005. It integrates aspects from my Bachelor of Arts degree in “Arts Policy Management and Education, specialization in Museum Visual Art Education” / “Cultuur en Beleid, specializatie Kunsteducatie.” 2001. These aspects include searching for a higher purpose in life, connecting to emotion, exploring feelings, looking for the source of despair and connecting to another human…

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