This book describes The Artistic Theory of Psychology, in which a dominant focus is on the successful creative artist and mental health. However, the book also describes the relationship of the creative artist to mental disturbance in various contexts, including an innovative academic treatment, personal experiential essays written by the author, excerpts related to the authoras semi-autobiographical novel, and illustrative blog excerpts from the authoras struggling actor son. The main theme of the book is that through humanistic supportive environments for creative artists, the phenomenon of the successful creative artist in the context of success in both oneas creative artistic endeavors as well as a satisfactory adjustment to day-to-day life, can be nourished and enhanced. See my back and forth essays with David Lane on the Integral World website that was initially stimulated by my 2010 essay License Plate Synchronicity: An Experiential Account and Analysis (www.integralworld.net). [ 115] Although I doanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Creative Artist, Mental Disturbance, and Mental Health|
|Author||:||Elliot Benjamin, Ph.D.|
|Publisher||:||Lulu Press, Inc - 2013-10-04|