chapter  2
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e Creative–Artistic Process in Dance/Movement erapy

ByHILDA WENGROWER

Psychology, Art, and Creativity 17 Freud: Artistic Activity as Expression of Desires and Sublimation 18 Artistic Expression as a Way of Approaching Reality 19 Creative Activity as a Defense against Anxiety 21 Creating Control and Order 21 Achieving Recognition and Repairing Fantasized Inicted Damage 22

Winnicott: Life as Creation 23 Psychotherapy as a Space of Creativity 24

e Analogical Characteristic of Dance/Movement 26 Some Aspects of Improvisation in DMT 27

Conclusion 28 Endnotes 29 References 29

Creativity is one of the major means by which the human being liberates himself from the fetters not only of his conditioned responses, but also of his usual choices.