Psychological Support Intervention using Art Therapy for Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Summary

This pilot programme offers brief and long-term art psychotherapy to support individuals with a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. Subjects received individual and group therapy sessions, depending on their therapeutic needs, and explored themes of self-esteem and identity, as well as coping mechanisms. The preliminary results of this study show a significant reduction of Hba1c scores compared to the control group.

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QiC Diabetes Finalist 2017
Empowering People with Diabetes - Children, Young People and Emerging Adults
Psychological Support Intervention using Art Therapy for Patients with Type 1 Diabetes
by St Luke’s General Hospital



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