The AiMH (Aesthetics in Mental Health) Group

Organizational Partner: The AiMH (Aesthetics in Mental Health) Group

Lead: Helena Fox and Michael Musalek, Conveners
Key Words: Resident in: UK, Other/Austria; Working in: UK; Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Education, Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Research/philosophy/aesthetics, Research/social aesthetics Services/person-centered, Services/teamwork, Other/empathy and compassion; Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills, Evidence-based practice, Medical humanities/art, photography, sculpture, theatre; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Mental health/General, Education, Service user, Well-being
Brief Description of Work: The AiMH Group was set up to act as a focus for the growing number of people and groups drawing in different ways on aesthetics in mental health. Network members are working in many areas of aesthetics including theatre, art, photography and sculpture. The Network seeks to build strong links between theory and practice. Members include academics and both service users and service providers. Although based in the UK and Austria our members come from many other parts of the world representing a wide variety of both research and service development projects.
Read more:
May 29th 2015, St Catherine’s College Oxford – 2nd Advanced Studies Seminar of the Aesthetics in Mental Health Network
St Catz One-Day Advanced Studies Seminar: Aesthetics and Mental Health
St Catherine’s College, Oxford – Friday June 13th 2014

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