Journal/Book: Journal of Creative Behavior. 1974; 8: 166-176.
Abstract: Discusses how social conditions and the use of machines have resulted in the loss of spontaneity and creativity. Strategies are suggested to help the individual survive in the current technologically oriented environment. Creative helping is an approach to achieving a more meaningful existence and releasing creative energy. It combines the disciplines of counseling and therapy with the disciplines of the creative arts. The creative helper utilizes the potentials for change to encourage the individual to express creative impulses and to confirm his creative ability.
Note: creative helping combining counseling & therapy with creative arts; achievement of more meaningful existence in technologically oriented environment & release of creative energy
Keyword(s): Creativity ; counseling ; social environments; technology ; psychotherapy ; coping behavior