Publications and Abstracts by Teapot Trust art therapists and partners

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Wigham S, Watts P, Zubala A, Jandial S, Bourne J and Hackett S (2020)

Using Arts-Based Therapies to Improve Mental Health for Children and Young People With Physical Health Long-Term Conditions: A Systematic Review of Effectiveness. Frontiers in Psychology. Read Here

Ania Zubala and Simon Hackett (2020) 

Online art therapy practice and client safety: a UK-wide survey in times of COVID-19, International Journal of Art Therapy. Read Here

Ania Zubala, Nicola Kennell, Simon Hackett (2020) (in press)

Art therapy in the digital world: An integrative review of current practice and future directions. Frontiers in Psychology. Read Here

Patricia Watts, Jo Walsh (2019)                         

Art therapy and rheumatology: using a collaborative approach to address the emotional needs of a child with Marfan syndrome, Rheumatology, Volume 58, Issue Supplement 4, October 2019. Read Here

Watts P , Farrugia E, Davidson J, Leith, K (2019)

Does art therapy make a difference in the management of children and young people with rheumatic diseases: a multi-site service review to explore the impact of art therapy in two tertiary paediatric rheumatology services in Scotland. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Read Here 

Leith, K. (2018)

The challenge to produce evidence-based research on the efficacy of early intervention arts therapy in paediatric rheumatology departments. Rheumatology. Read Here

Farrugia, E., Edwards, K. (2018)

Art therapy in hospital waiting rooms. Rheumatology. Read Here

Farrugia, E., Raimondo, V., Kelly, I., Davidson, J. (2018)

Long-term art therapy intervention for a teenage girl with chronic pain and enthesitis-related JIA. Rheumatology. Read Here

The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, July-December 2018

The front covers of The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health July to December 2018 featured artworks by six of the young artists who use our art therapy service in hospitals nationwide.

 Farrugia, E., Colles, P., Harte, C., Auckland, K., Duncan, J., Hagger, J., Raimondo, V., Kelly, I., Davidson, J., Brennan, M. (2017)

The development of Art Therapy within a Paediatric Rheumatology Service. Rheumatology. Read Here

Conferences Teapot Trust has presented at

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BSPAR Conference, Birmingham, October 2019

Dr Patricia Watts presented a poster on a case study of a patient that was supported through art therapy, with clinician Dr Walsh.

European Congress of Rheumatology, Madrid, June 2019

Art therapists Dr Patricia Watts and Emily Farrugia presented a poster displaying the results of Teapot Trust's service review.

BAAT Art Therapy International Conference, London, July 2019

Dr Kristin Leith, Teapot Trust Researcher, presented at the BAAT Art Therapy International Conference about Teapot Trust's open group art therapy model, working with children and young people with chronic conditions in hospitals.

Voluntary Health Scotland Conference, Edinburgh, November 2018

Kirsty Edwards, Art Therapy Projects Coordinator at Teapot Trust, presented a poster.

BSPAR Conference, Southampton, September 2018

Teapot Trust Researcher Dr Kristin Leith attended the BSPAR Conference Research Day


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