Edward Adamson Art As Healing "enabled them
to formulate the meaning of their predicament; and by mobilizing the creative resources latent within their own personalities,
he assisted them to heal themselves" (Forward by Anthony Storrs).
"I shall rely on the pictures to speak for themselves...[as] the Arts have always been associated with spiritual regeneration...there seems to be a natural, 'fullness of time" which occurs in both Art and healing."
"When I visited the locked wards for the
more severely disturbed, I was handed
pieces of lavatory paper."
and it ends with a comment by John Timlin that after a nationwide TV special on a Sunday morning, "we received a letter enclosing a pound note from an old lady, who herself had been in a psychiatric hospital. Hers was the only donation."