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Developing a Sense of Self as an Adolescent following Trauma and Loss

Developing a Sense of Self as an Adolescent following Trauma and Loss

Both her artwork and the art she is drawn to provide us with hints about the different aspects of herself that she has yet to integrate into a more coherent sense of identity. In a parallel manner the way she relates to others also provides insight into the task of fashioning a sense of self following such trauma, loss and displacement. The therapeutic work has involved creating a space where these different aspects can begin to be felt and thought about in a way which enables the emergence of a more integrated and stronger self.