Basquiat and Burroughs in the Therapy Room (Online)

Presented by Jung Center of Houston at Online/Virtual Space

Feb 05 2022
Basquiat and Burroughs in the Therapy Room (Online)

Discover how the works of Jean-Michel Basquiat and William Burroughs have helped adolescent psychiatric patients to free themselves from feelings of depression and helplessness and move into a state of healing and self-compassion.

Is there a place for outlier art in psychotherapy? Creative Arts Therapist Enrico Curreri and writer Chris Becker will describe and discuss how Curreri has applied the working methods of painter Jean-Michel Basquiat and writer William Burroughs – two of the most influential and controversial artists of the 20th century – in the treatment of adolescent psychiatric patients carrying different diagnoses, including major depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and childhood-onset schizophrenia. Discover how the groundbreaking work of Basquiat and Burroughs has helped Curreri’s

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  • Feb 5, 2022 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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