EEATA was officially founded in Sofia Bulgaria in 2011
Now its goal is to unite specialists who actually use techniques and approaches of arts therapy in their practice. The leading scientists of the association have worked out the methodology of structural and anthropological way of arts therapy.
The ground of the methodology is awareness which is based on neurophysiology, synergetics, the theory of building of composition and psychology of art.
The analysis of empiric investigation in the field of self-regulation of the whole state of health of humans reveals that the efficacy of arts therapeutic influence obviously depends on the level of improvement of consciousness and reflection of a person. That is why in the frame of association the innovative models of arts therapeutic education and practice are being exploited.
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On the base of the joint agreement between EEATA and the Russian institute of medical rehabilitation and balneology the voluntary work is being done with the different approaches of arts therapy.
The sick people involved in this process are doing the course of rehabilitation after treatment of oncological diseases. The preliminary results of usage of artistic image in arts therapeutic work with these people demonstrates a considerable improvement of their emotional state and improvement of their general psychosomatic state. As well as, in the process of the course recipients are taught with methods of self-regulation.
Besides, how to learn and master various approaches of self-regulation is another program which annually takes place on the seaside of the Black Sea in Karadere in Bulgaria at the end of August.